April 8, 2021
Senate’s operating budget spends too much, relies on unneeded taxes
By Sen. Mark Schoesler
OLYMPIA–Somehow, it was fitting that the Senate Democrats’ new two-year operating budget SB 5092, was passed on April Fool’s Day. Between the sharp spending increase and the two new (and very unnecessary) taxes that help fund it, this budget should be considered a bad joke at the expense of taxpay...