Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Initiative 1185: To Affirm the Two-thirds Vote Requirement for Tax Increases

In November the people of Washington will vote on Initiative 1185. The measure would reaffirm the nearly 20-year-old state law requiring that tax increases pass with a two-thirds vote in the legislature or receive voter approval. Washington Policy Center has long recommended a two-thirds vote requirement protection for taxpayers and believes such a policy would serve the public interest by limiting the financial burden state government places on the people . . . READ MORE


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