‘Main Street’ group organizes letter to lawmakers from small business owners that favor new state revenues
Advocates of an increase in state revenues brought a few small-business owners to the Capitol Monday to ask lawmakers to close tax “loopholes.” Of course leaders of the left-of-center Our Economic Future coalition and Main Street Alliance, who organized the event, couldn’t specify which tax breaks they consider loopholes.
Everyone is apparently waiting for Gov. Jay Inslee to lay out his package of revenue ideas for narrowing the state budget shortfall and meeting the state’s obligations for funding K-12 public schools.
Up to now, the Democratic governor has had trouble putting his finger on tax breaks to repeal. But aides …