Schoesler blasts Senate for passing state income-tax proposal The state Senate’s approval of a bill today is the first step toward the possibility of a state income tax on all Washingtonians, argues 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler. Schoesler voted against Senate Bill 5096, the proposal would impose a 7% state income tax on capital gains. The proposal passed... Read More...
Schoesler criticizes committee passage of bill creating state income tax Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville and a member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, issued this statement following the Ways and Means Committee’s approval tonight of Senate Bill 5096, the Democrat-sponsored proposal requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would create a state income tax on capital gains. “This bill is... Read More...
Senate passes Schoesler’s rural ambulance bill The Senate today approved a bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Mark Schoesler that would make it easier for two tiny Whitman County towns to continue providing joint ambulance service. Schoesler’s proposal, Senate Bill 5198, was passed 48-1. It now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration. A 2017 state law... Read More...