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Raise Taxes, Cut Government? Education Funding Fight Begins
OLYMPIA (AP) — The battle over finding billions of additional dollars to pay for K-12 education in Washington pits Democrats who want to raise taxes against Republicans who prefer cutting other areas of government.
The challenges facing lawmakers were on stark display Thursday, with Democrats sharply…
Tax Proposal Could Be Back on the Voters Ballot
The Yakima City Council voted down a proposal on Tuesday that would have required a super-majority to raise taxes in the city of Yakima. However, City Councilman Bill Lover says it could be back in front of the council later this year. Lover, who backs the proposal says he has heard from some Yakima…