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There's no reason to increase taxes. The much-feared budgeting shortfall never materialized. With tax revenue and federal dollars pouring into state coffers, those who want to increase tax burdens on Washingtonians...

April 2, 2021

We’re down to our last month of the 2021 legislative session and we’re getting ready to vote on numerous pieces of legislation for three straight weeks, starting this weekend. More than...

April 1, 2021

Earlier this year, the Washington state Supreme Court struck down the state’s felony drug possession law. Known as the Blake decision, this now means that individuals across the state (including children)...

April 1, 2021

We have less than a month left in the 2021 session. The next big deadline on the legislative calendar is fiscal committee cutoff on April 2. Although bills that affect state...

March 31, 2021

We are rounding the corner of the last month of the 2021 legislative session. We are finishing up the last of our committee work for the session. We will then head...

March 31, 2021

In the aftermath of the global pandemic, we must find ways to ease the onerous burdens businesses are facing, including significant unemployment tax increases. Now is not the time to increase...

March 30, 2021

We’ve entered the final 30 days of the legislative session. Friday, March 26, was policy committee cutoff. That means all bills from the opposite chamber must pass out of their respective...

March 30, 2021

We are now in the final 30 days of the legislative session. Spending and taxes will be the primary focus from here on out. The good news is that Washington state...

March 26, 2021

As I mentioned in last week’s update, the state Supreme Court recently ruled against our state’s felony drug possession law (including drugs like heroin, meth and fentanyl). This flawed and activist...

March 26, 2021

We are more than two-thirds of the way done with the 2021 legislative session. The last month of session we will be debating some major issues including the three budgets (operating,...

March 26, 2021