Stories tagged: capital gains tax
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
House passes $52.8 billion budget, Senate Democrats release their own budget and tax plans for 2019-21.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A task force to study possible removal of the Snake River dams could generate outsized controversy in Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will ask the Legislature for an extra $9.7 billion in spending in the state’s main budget over the next two years to pay for improvements to public …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
House Democrats propose budget with property tax break and capital gains tax.
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.”
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
In a bit of partisan theater, Senate Republicans vote yes on an estimated $30 billion in taxes that they really don’t support.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
We could come up with a solution to fully funding basic education in Washington state: “A Modest Proposal for Preventing Children From Being a Burden to Wealthy Taxpayers.”
Sat., June 20, 2015
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative leaders seemed to concur Friday that they are closing in on an agreement on the 2015-17 state budget, something that has eluded them …
Tue., May 5, 2015
OLYMPIA – With most legislators away from the Capitol and any budget negotiations behind closed doors, Democrats invited people from around the state to a hearing to support a capital …
Thu., April 16, 2015
OLYMPIA – Democrats and Republicans unveiled different plans Wednesday to pump more state money into public schools just as the Legislature is supposed to be wrapping up this year’s session. …
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 …
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday repeated calls for some new taxes, including one on carbon pollution to secure “a birthright to a healthy Washington.” Republican leaders countered that …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee unveiled a budget proposal that would spend $2.3 billion more for public schools, strengthen mental health and child welfare systems, boost parks and implement tougher …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2013
OLYMPIA – The Senate’s top Democrat will propose asking Washington voters to approve a capital gains tax on the wealthy to help pay for better schools and more affordable college …