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Centralia Votes to NOT Raise Property Tax Levy

On Tuesday, November 12, the Centralia City Council voted (4-3) to not raise the property tax levy. I was joined by Councilmember Luond, McGee, and Barnes to hold the line on tax increases. I have voted against every unnecessary tax increase since first being elected...

Seattle Wants to Open Flood Gates for Income Tax

In July 2019, the Washington State Court of Appeals ruled the City of Seattle has the authority to impose and enforce an income tax. About two years ago, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an income tax. The Court of Appeals struck down the “tax on the...

Movember? How you can help!

During the month of November, many men across the country and world take a break from shaving; also referred as No Shave November or Movember! Whatever you grow will save a Brother, Father, Grandfather, Uncle. . . History The story that I patched together from...