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February 1, 2015 at 9:13 AM

Provide an alternative when opposing taxes

Gabriel Campanario, The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times should not have published the column by Richard S. Davis [“Gov. Inslee’s capital-gains tax idea is dead on arrival,” Opinion, Jan. 28]. Why?

All tax increases or spending cuts adversely affect someone. All the column does is provide the details specific to


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December 9, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Tax policy: Top 1 percent of Wash. residents need to pay more

I couldn’t agree more with Jonathan Martin’s column “It’s time for progressivism in tax policy” [Opinion, Dec. 7]. Martin cites Silicon Valley and the truth rings for me. I emigrated here 10 years ago from San Jose. I enjoy a great technology-marketing job with a good income. I was shocked to learn that…


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