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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.