The Odessa Record -

Author photo

By Jason Mercier
Washington Policy Center 

Which city will be next?


Last updated 7/29/2021 at 9:22am

The Battle Ground City Council this week unanimously adopted Resolution No. 21-07 opposing a local income tax. That brings the number of cities officially going on record against a local income tax to four with Battle Ground joining Spokane, Granger and Spokane Valley.

The Mayor of Yakima also recently indicated she plans to ask her city council to forward a local income tax ban charter amendment to the ballot for voters to consider like occurred in Spokane in 2019.

Here is what Battle Ground Mayor Adrian E. Cortes told me after the council approved the resolution: “Tonight was a big w...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 03/22/2023 04:43