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Session over; Gregoire ready to defend tax increases

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on April 13, 2010 at 5:09 pm |
April 14, 2010 9:26 am

Gov. Chris Gregoire says Democratic lawmakers did well this year by passing a tax package, and she’s willing to defend lawmakers who voted for higher taxes.

And she warned if activist Tim Eyman is successful with the eight initiatives he filed today to overturn many specific taxes approved by lawmakers Monday, it would leave the state with an “all-cuts budget” she thinks is devastating.

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