Stories tagged: business and occupation tax
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee signs record state operating budget, along with new taxes needed to cover some of the spending.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee vetoes a tax break for many Washington manufacturing companies that would give them the same low rate as Boeing. Senate Republicans say that’s going back on budget …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
The House Finance Committee passed a $3.5 billion tax package that majority Democrats described as a “work in progress.”
Tue., May 17, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Triumph strike enters its second week with union leaders questioning company’s tax breaks.
Sat., March 28, 2015
OLYMPIA – Washington would spend an extra $1.4 billion on public schools, increase money for mental health programs and give raises to teachers and state workers, under a two-year budget …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2012
With state unemployment staying stubbornly above 8 percent and the economy on many voters’ minds, economic issues play a major part in the campaigns of Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat …
Wed., June 13, 2012
The two leading candidates for Washington governor debated for the first time on Tuesday and agreed that new taxes aren’t needed to improve schools. But they disagreed on most other …