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Learn more about Initiative 1098 at these community events

Would you like more information about Initiative 1098? Consider attending one of these community forums, where experts from both the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps will debate the particulars of Initiative 1098, as well as the broader issue of tax reform in Washington state. Stay tuned…we’ll continue to post the particulars on upcoming community forums!

Seattle Speaks: Income Tax in Washington State | Bill Gates, Sr and Matt Matt Mcllwain
Location: Town Hall Seattle,  1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA
Date and time: Thursday, September 30rd, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Details: The event is sold out, but you can join the live chat at seattlechannel.org

Taxation and Fairness: A Conversation on Taxation in Washington State | Bill Gates, Sr; Marilyn Watkins; Rabbi Jonathan Singer; former Sen. Slade Gorton
Location: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Date and time: Sunday, October 3rd, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Details: The forum will include a 45 minute Q&A period in which audience members may ask questions.

Sno-Isle Libraries State Income Tax Forum | Marilyn Watkins and Joe Barer, moderator Bob Bolerjack
Location: Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College, 20310 68th Ave West, Lynnwood, WA 98036
Date and time: Monday, October 4th, 6:30 pm
Details: No reservations. First come, first seated. Seating is limited, so please arrive early. | More information

Civic Engagement Forum | Bill Gates, Sr. and Marilyn Watkins, other panelists TBA
Location: Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College, 20310 68th Ave West, Lynnwood, WA 98036
Date and time: Monday, October 7th, 7:00 pm
Details: The audience is limited to 200, and will be able to ask questions of the panel.

Great State Income Tax Debate | Bill Gates, Sr. and former Senator Slade Gorton
Location: University of Washington Tacoma, Phillip Hall
Date and time: Monday, October 11th at 6 p.m.
Details: The event is free, but seating is limited. Tickets are required. To register for tickets, click here. Doors open at 5:30. | More information

I-1098 Debate | Bill Gates, Sr. and Matt Mcllwain
Location: Davis Wright Tremaine Conference Center, 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98101
Date and time: Thursday, October 14th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Details: Washington Technology Association Members are free, non-members must pay $30. Time reserved for Q&A with audience. | More information

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