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The Courthouse Journal is the official weekly newsletter of the Washington Association of County Officials. The Courthouse Journal Blog is a collection of publications relevant to WACO members, their staff, and others. *This blog is not updated on a schedule.

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Apr 24

Counties, Cities Need Leeway on Property Tax

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 2:12 PM by Timothy Grisham

Counties, Cities Need Leeway on Property Tax
(published by The Olympian)


As Washington lawmakers sail into their first overtime session, they are rightly focused on school funding. That much is unavoidable. The Legislature is under state Supreme Court orders to fix the state’s unconstitutional system of funding K-12 schools.