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  • Who Obama invited to his first White House state dinner instead of you

     
    And the official toasts by India's prime minister Manmohan Singh and Obama....
  • New Income Tax for Washington's Wealthy

    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...
  • TAX HIKES: Lawmakers Temporarily Suspend Anti-Tax Initiative 960

    TAX HIKES:  Lawmakers Temporarily Suspend Anti-Tax Initiative 960
    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...
  • Lawmakers Close To Budget Agreement - Without Sales Tax Increase

    Lawmakers Close To Budget Agreement  -  Without Sales Tax Increase
    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...
  • Possible State Income Tax For "Higher Earners"? -- Senate Majority Leader Says Let Voters Decide

    Possible State Income Tax For "Higher Earners"?  -- Senate Majority Leader Says Let Voters Decide
    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...
  • Legislature Special Session Kicks Off At High Noon Today

    Legislature Special Session Kicks Off At High Noon Today
    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...