Washington House Committee Approves Tax Increase Ballot Measure

Wed, Apr 22 2009 — Source: The Seattle Times

A House appropriations committee gave its approval to a ballot measure that will raise the sales tax by about $486 million. Most of the funds generated will go to health care services with the rest going to tax credits. The bill must now go to the House floor for a vote. If passed by the legislature the measure would also have to be approved by voters.

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