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By Josh Kelety
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Wash. Dems won't push for new capital gains tax

 

Last updated 1/22/2018 at 3:01pm



OLYMPIA, Wash. — While Democrats in the state legislature have supported enacting a capital gains tax to fund public education in the past, they aren’t itching to pass one this legislative session now that they control both the statehouse and the governorship.

At a Thursday morning news conference, Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson, D–Maury Island, said that while “everything will be on the table” she doesn’t see much momentum behind passing a capital gains tax assessed on profits derived from the sale of property or other assets this session due to time constraints and con...



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