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House Rejects 2/3s Vote Requirement

The House has voted 37-33 in favor of HJR 1, the proposed constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of each house for any tax or fee increase, increase in any existing tax or fee, or removal or reduction in any existing tax break - which is not enough. The proposed constitutional amendment required a two-thirds vote in each house to go before voters at the next general election. In the House, that means it needed 47 votes/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More here.

Question: Do you support a two-thirds vote from each house of the Legislature to raise taxes or fees?




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