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State passes property-tax relief

OLYMPIA — The Legislature passed a bill sponsored by Senator Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) that will provide temporary property-tax relief for Malden-area residents and others rebuilding homes damaged or destroyed by wildfires last September.

Senate Bill 5454 passed the House of Representatives 97-1 April 11. The Senate passed the measure 49-0 March 9.

“I’m pleased to see the Legislature pass this bill that will help those people across the state who lost their homes in the terrible wildfires last Labor Day,” Schoesler said. “These homeowners lost practically ev...


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