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Seattle’s Income Tax on the Affluent: Why We Will Prevail

The King County Superior Court ruled this week in favor of the wealthy plaintiffs regarding Seattle’s Income Tax. That was not unexpected. This case involves a challenge to an 80-year-old interpretation of the state constitution, and lower courts generally do

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First Court Hearing on Seattle Income Tax

The King County Superior Court will hear arguments about Seattle’s income tax. Please join us at the courthouse for a rally. Together we will get the latest news and take the next step forward in our movement for tax equity!

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A city of riches? EOI analysis shows most Seattle filers make less than 50K

Via the Seattle Times: For all Seattle’s newfound affluence, there are still a whole lot of folks living paycheck to paycheck. That’s no surprise, of course — but here’s some new data that bring this economic reality into sharp focus.

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A path forward on full funding for Washington’s schools

Good public schools won’t solve all the problems we face — but public education is a crucial cornerstone for creating hope and opportunity for students, and for building stronger communities and a more prosperous, equitable economy. Ensuring every child has

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