Paige DeChambeau


Superior Court in Favor of Kittitas

Kittitas County – On December 22, 2017, the Superior Court of Washington State ruled in favor of Kittitas County in the case pertaining to the issuing of marijuana business licenses that ignored the zoning laws implemented at the local level. Kittitas County brought forth a lawsuit against the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) because of their issuance of

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Senator Cantwell on SALT

Clark County, Vancouver, WA -United States Senator, Maria Cantwell addressed the citizens of Clark County about the importance of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction to middle-class families in Washington State. The current tax plan in the United States Congress does not include the state and local tax deduction. In October, WSAC’s Executive Board joined Governor Inslee in warning
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County Legislative Hearing

Legislative Work Session: Overview of statutory obligations and revenue capacity of local governments and purpose of HB 2011, Local mandates and revenue funding from the county and city perspective, the feasibility of studying constitutional and statutory obligations and the revenue capacity of local governments. Pictured above from left to right: Representative David Taylor, Representative Sherry Appleton, Representative Joan McBride, Representative Strom

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WSAC Staff Invades Idaho

Boise, Idaho – Last week, several members of the WSAC staff traveled to Boise, Idaho to take part in the first ever Western States Association Staff Retreat. The event was hosted by the Idaho Association of Counties (IAC). WSAC staff arrived on Thursday and set out to explore the city and the Idaho State Capitol campus before the scheduled programming began.
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