| Nov 24, 2009
| 9:34 PM
And the official toasts by India's prime minister Manmohan Singh and Obama....
| Apr 2, 2009
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Senate Democrats have introduced a bill that would impose a 1 percent income tax on people making more than $500,000 a year.
The bill sponsored by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle, was unveiled Wednesday. It comes shortly...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 10:49 PM
A voter-passed initiative to limit new taxes has been tossed out the window by state lawmakers at least temporarily.
Late Monday night, the Senate joined House members and voted to suspend Initiative 960 just ahead of House and Senate Democrats unveiling...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Senate and House Democrats moved closer Wednesday to a tax-package deal - one that doesn't include a sales-tax increase.
Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown, D-Spokane, confirmed that a sales-tax increase was not in the newest compromise tax plan being...
| Mar 4, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown wants voters to weigh in on the idea of an income tax on high earners.
In a blog posting on Thursday, the Spokane Democrat suggested that the Legislature pass the Senate Democrats' temporary three-tenths-of-a-cent...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 10:11 PM
The end came and went, now lawmakers are going head-to-head over the budget deficit in an overtime special session.
Governor Christine Gregoire ordered state lawmakers to reconvene at high noon today to figure out a way to balance a $2.8 billion gap in...