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Senate committee hears three proposals to lock the two-thirds tax vote law into the Washington Constitution

A series of proposals to lock Washington’s two-thirds tax-vote law into the state Constitution got a hearing in a Senate committee this morning. Advocates for better funding of public schools, universities and health programs were squared off against business groups and anti-tax advocates.

You can watch TVW’s full coverage of the hearing herestarting at about the 1:07:40 mark.

None of the proposals is expected to pass the Legislature this year. Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland, told the Association of Washington Business on Wednesday there is not enough

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