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Senator Schoesler calls for sales-tax freeze


Last updated 7/8/2022 at 1:04pm

RITZVILLE – Sen. Mark Schoesler is calling on the governor to freeze sales taxes after last week’s announcement the state will collect $1.46 billion in additional revenue this biennium.

“If Gov. Inslee and Democratic leaders in Congress like Speaker Pelosi and Sen. Schumer think a gas-tax holiday is a bad idea, let’s focus on suspending the state sales tax for Washingtonians,” said Schoesler, R-Ritzville. “It’s a fast and simple solution to help consumers in our state who are battling record inflation, and it would address what many people call a regressive tax. If the governo...

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