Six tax increases were considered Thursday at at hearing of the State Senate Ways and Means Committee. Beer, plastic shopping bags! Biased newspapers - who decides what bias is? Removing limitations on the cruel B&O tax. And, based on past popularity, Bill Gates's income tax. Sound Politics
Committee Chairman Andy Hill asked each testifier: Will this (all six tax increases) be enough? The WEA just couldn't find words to answer. Their answer has always been: we need more money. It looks like it still is.
Tim Eyman's latest initiative to requires a 2/3 majority to increase taxes or a vote of the people passed in all 39 counties.
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