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Elephant in the Dome Podcast – O’Ban fights to repeal business tax increase on health-care providers

By tracyellis | Published on December 06, 2019

A state legislator wants to help doctors by getting rid of the tax hike imposed on them during the last legislative session. Senator Steve O’Ban is sponsoring a bill in the upcoming session that would repeal the 20% business tax increase for health care providers.

 

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Elephant in the Dome Podcast – GOP Senators react to I-976 passage

By tracyellis | Published on November 07, 2019

Sen. Steve O’Ban says I-976 passage should send a strong message to Sound Transit and to Democrats and Sen. Phil Fortunato says it should get people thinking about his bill to pay for roads.

 

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Washington has a new State Senator

By tracyellis | Published on October 24, 2019

Oak Harbor Republican Ron Muzzall was selected to represent the 10th District as State Senator.

 

 

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The Majority Party increased the tax on businesses by 20%…

By tracyellis | Published on October 08, 2019

…To better understand the impact on real people, Sen. Steve O’Ban interviewed doctors, and other small business owners.

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Some Puget Sound-area taxpayers say expensive car tabs to pay for Sound Transit are illegal and State Senator Steve O’Ban agrees with them and says the State Attorney General should also be on their side, but he isn’t.

By tracyellis | Published on September 11, 2019

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Seattle’s proposed income tax is unconstitutional, but the State Court of Appeals says that doesn’t mean the city can’t impose a different kind of tax on income and Sen. Steve O’Ban is concerned

By tracyellis | Published on July 17, 2019

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Senate Republicans were hard at work for their constituents during the legislative session

By tracyellis | Published on May 28, 2019

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Republican State Senator Steve O’Ban held a press conference near the site of the 2017 Amtrak train derailment in DuPont to present a plan aimed at avoiding future tragedies

By tracyellis | Published on May 23, 2019

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Taxapalooza 2019 culminates with Governor Inslee signing the budget from Majority Democrats in the State Legislature

By tracyellis | Published on May 21, 2019

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Taxapalooza 2019 – Majority Democrats in the State Legislature seemed determined to raise taxes from day one of the 2019 legislative session

By tracyellis | Published on May 07, 2019

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