The fight against income taxes is heating up with two initiatives to the state legislature. Initiative 2109 would repeal the capital gains income tax. Initiative 2111 would ban all state and local income taxes. https://youtu.be/hhMTeYrO3rA?si=zf_41999_UyBXGqy
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AUDIO: Bill to teach Pledge of Allegiance faces uncertain future in Democrat-controlled state Senate
A highly acclaimed bill from middle school students that would require schools to teach the meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance is teetering on the brink of death in the state Senate. Tracy Ellis explains.
A bill that aims to get a handle on Washington’s ‘forever chemical’ problem by launching a study of what was once human waste cleared the state Senate. Tracy Ellis reports.
A State Senator believes caring for the environment is a collaborative effort that needs the help of private landowners. His bill that just passed in the Senate aims to better compensate them for that help. Tracy Ellis explains.
State Senators were busy as bees passing legislation this (Mon) morning to help pollinators. Tracy Ellis reports
Democrat legislation that could have led to the largest property tax increase in state history died. The Democrat sponsor of the measure that would have allowed annual property tax growth to triple announced that it will not be brought up for a vote this year. Before...
AUDIO: Senate approves criminal-justice bills targeting organized retail theft and addressing shortage of criminal-justice workers
The state Senate approved two bills aimed at making Washington safer and supporting access to criminal justice. Tracy Ellis explains.
Democrat legislation that could have led to the largest property tax increase in state history is dead. Tracy Ellis has this update.
Sen. Braun talks about SB 5770, the measure that would raise the current 1-percent cap on annual growth in property taxes without voter approval to 3 percent – allowing growth to triple.
The Washington State Senate honor and congratulate Pete Carroll, not only for his memorable and rewarding 14 seasons as the Seattle Seahawks head coach, but also for his dedication to making the world around him a better place....
She worked with her parents in the fields; now she's the first Latina state Senator from Central Washington.
Sen. John Braun talks with John Carlson of KVI Radio about SB 5770, the Democrat bill that would triple the allowable property tax growth rate for local governments from 1% to 3%, costing taxpayers $6 billion over the next 12 years.