Re: “Oil refiners gird up to do battle over state’s ‘extracted fuel’ tax plan” (TNT, 3-31).
As a mother focused on providing a bright future for my kids, I believe Gov. Jay Inslee has his priorities in the right place with his list of proposed budget loophole closures.
Closing a lucrative and outdated tax loophole for oil companies so that we can fund education is only fair. These oil companies are making profits many times the size of our education budget shortfall, and should do more to support funding our children’s education.
This loophole is also about our values …