Legislative Bulletin

9
Jan

Transportation & Public Works

Watch this section of the blog for issues related specifically to Transportation and Public Works during the legislative session. You may even want to check back regularly to make sure you have the latest news.

9
Jan

Employment

This year the legislative issues around employment are around the minimum wage. Please look back here for more topics regarding this issue.  

5
Jan

2017 Legislative Session – Property Tax

http://wsac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/1-Property-Tax.mp4 Additional ResourcesDownload the PDFCrisis InfographicTableau ChartLimit Property Tax Revenue to Inflation and Growth Counties only have two principal sources of tax revenue to support public services - property tax and sales tax - a structure that dates back to the farm-based economy of the 1850s. Property tax far exceeds any other revenue source for counties, accounting for nearly half
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5
Jan

2017 Legislative Session – Legislative Priorities

Download PDFJustice, Health & Safety for all Washingtonians Counties play an essential role in keeping Washington residents safe and secure by preserving public health and wellbeing, protecting public safety, and safeguarding justice. Enactment of the Washington State Association of Counties’ 2017 Legislative priorities will help counties sustain the basic government services that ensure justice, and protect the health and safety
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