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Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry

February 9

This is a tax that affects half of the state population, and over half the population of EWU. Washington state collects millions of dollars annually in sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

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Potential tax on carbon emissions

By Sam Deal, Opinion Editor

October 26

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 350 into law Oct. 7. It is now time for Washington state to follow suit. Also known as The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015, the bill aims to greatly reduce the state’s environmental impact. The bill originally included cutting petroleum use in half, but after heavy opposition, that provision was removed. Although...

County disputes ordinances on levy tax

County disputes ordinances on levy tax

March 5

Senior citizens in Spokane County will soon be affected by potential local property tax

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