A new Stuart Elway poll found that 49 percent of the voters surveyed consider extending existing taxes to be a tax increase. The survey, commissioned by Washington Realtors, found that 42 percent believe it would not be a tax increase and 9 percent were undecided. The group paid for the poll after Gov. Jay Inslee…More
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UPDATE: House Democrats on Friday voted down a rule proposed by Republicans that would require a two-thirds majority to increase taxes. Melinda McCrady, a spokeswoman for the House Democrats, said the GOP proposal would have changed procedural rules and required a two-thirds vote to bring up a tax measure for final passage. The concept of a two-thirds threshold…More