Stories tagged: bottled water
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 8:46 A.M.
U.S. urges Illinois city to give customers bottled water
Federal regulators are recommending that an Illinois city provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in their drinking water.
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013
Plan to tax bottled water flummoxes
We have been down this road before. Gov. Jay Inslee and the House of Representatives want to remove the sales tax exemption for bottled water. This is not closing a …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
Tax extension for breweries off the table
OLYMPIA – Some businesses and their customers could see higher taxes starting this summer as the state tries to increase the money it spends on public schools, but beer-makers and …
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011
Do Your Part: We all have room to improve
Lots of us so-called “greenies” have a few skeletons in the closet. I’m not talking about things that would have the police racing to our door, just those that would …
MONDAY, JAN. 31, 2011
Avoid trash talk by throwing green party
If you have plans to host a Super Bowl party you may have to deal with trash talking between guests, but you don’t have to deal with bags of trash. …
TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010, 8:03 A.M.
Candy, beer taxes taking effect in Washington
Along with the month of June come new sales taxes in Washington on candy, bottled water and mass market beer.
FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010, 2:34 P.M.
Gregoire signs package of tax hikes
OLYMPIA — Gov. Chris Gregoire signed two major tax increases Friday, insisting the state had no choice but to raise taxes on a wide range of businesses and consumer goods …
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
House enters tax plan fray
OLYMPIA – People who smoke, chew gum, drink bottled water or get a face lift would pay more taxes this year under a plan by House Democrats to find extra …