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Outdated and Unfair — Taxes in Washington

USA Today recently reported that Washington had “by far the most regressive tax system nationwide.” Rep. Reuven Carlyle (D – Seattle) outlines Washington’s broken and regressive #tax structure, and explains how Washington’s high reliance on a #salestax has placed an unfair tax burden on its poorest residents. #taxfairness #taxes #waleg

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Children’s Day 2015!

Children’s Day 2015!

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Cleveland, Senn sponsor Equal Pay Opportunity Act

OLYMPIA – Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, and Rep. Tana Senn, D-Mercer Island, today announced their sponsorship of legislation to help close the gap in pay among female workers. The Equal Pay Opportunity Act (EPOA) addresses income disparities, employer discrimination and retaliation practices, and reaffirms Washington’s longstanding pursuit of equality in the workplace. “Even today, women are paid 80 cents for every dollar earned by men for similar work,” said Rep. Senn. “It’s time to revisit this issue so we move quickly … Continue reading

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