Jerry Cornfield

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State Supreme Court strikes down $30 car-tab initiative

Justices on Thursday unanimously agreed that voter-approved Initiative 976 is unconstitutional

 

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CORNFIELD: Legislative session ends with plenty of hits and misses

THE 2020 REGULAR legislative session has come to a close. It didn’t unfold the way anyone thought it would, nor is it ending as any… Continue reading

 

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

JERRY CORNFIELD: On car taxes, Sound Transit says it gets it, but does it?

Lawmakers and transit agency leaders are still far apart on how to reduce the cost of those tabs.

JERRY CORNFIELD: What lawmakers want to do isn’t always what needs to be done

They’ve introduced 1,341 bills. It’s time they started focusing on the ones that matter most.

Goat transfer sparks new law on communication

A state lawmaker from Sultan has succeeded in making the state Department of Fish and Wildlife do a better job of spreading the… Continue reading

Governor’s task force suggests reviving unpopular taxes for state parks

OLYMPIA — A task force appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee wants to revive two unpopular taxes to help finance the state's park system and promote… Continue reading

Governor’s task force suggests reviving unpopular taxes for state parks

OLYMPIA — A task force appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee wants to revive two unpopular taxes to help finance the state's park system and promote… Continue reading

Governor’s task force suggests reviving unpopular taxes for state parks

OLYMPIA — A task force appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee wants to revive two unpopular taxes to help finance the state's park system and promote… Continue reading