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August 21, 2019



Mad love affair

Olympia’s persistent love affair with taxes has raised its ugly head again. A state income tax is headed your way soon.

Washington State Court of Appeals Judge James Verellen said that Seattle has the legal authority to implement an income tax. The Washington State Supreme Court is going to review the decision, and I’m sure there is a very good chance that they will uphold the decision of Judge Verellen.

What happens in Seattle usually ends up in Olympia. The judge’s decision give Inslee and the Democrats hope that they can make an end run around the constitution for setting up a state income tax.

The new Speaker of the House, Laurie Jinkins, has stated that a state...



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