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By Mark Schoesler
Washington State Senator 

Democrats have many proposals to... raise or create taxes


Last updated 3/2/2021 at 10:57am

Democrats in Washington’s Legislature traditionally haven’t been shy about raising taxes. This legislative session is no different. In fact, there are several Democrat-sponsored proposals that would increase existing taxes or create new ones.

State income tax: The Senate Ways and Means Committee recently passed Senate Bill 5096, a proposal requested by Gov. Jay Inslee creating a state income tax on capital gains.

Voters have rejected a state income tax proposal 10 times over the past 85 years. A recent statewide Elway Poll revealed that only 41 percent of respondents support a tax on...

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