Today Governor Jay Inslee reneged on his tough-on-the-campaign-trail promise to not raise taxes.
After a year of pledging that higher taxes won’t be needed to fix Washington’s budget woes, Governor Inslee has broken his campaign promise with his budget that would raise $1.2 billion in new revenue to pay for increased government spending. Inslee's budget proposes the largest increase in government spending (11%) since Governor Gregoire's increase (18%) in 2005 . . . Read MORE