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Senators propose linking property-tax relief and substantial increase in support for K-12 schools Senators propose linking property-tax relief and substantial increase in support for K-12 schools
Bipartisan legislation would move toward education equity in every ZIP Code OLYMPIA… Sen. John Braun (R-Centralia) and Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) say state government’s positive financial outlook has given legislators an opportunity to make significant new investments in Washington’s K-12 schools, bring local school-levy rates down and avoid a repeat...
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Proposal to slash in-person schooling alarming, says Braun
Proposal to slash in-person schooling alarming, says Braun
One day a week of remote schooling without teacher contact a huge mistake OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun offered the following reaction upon hearing Senate Bill 5735, which would allow up to one day a week of school to be held remotely on a permanent basis, will receive a hearing...
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STATEMENT — Republican leaders: Call special session to fix or repeal long-term care tax before tax collections begin
STATEMENT — Republican leaders: Call special session to fix or repeal long-term care tax before tax collections begin
Governor’s delay of ‘Washington Cares’ tax won’t prevent January deductions from paychecks OLYMPIA…In response to new information about how the governor’s delay of the long-term care tax won’t stop tax collections in January, Senate Republican Leader John Braun of Centralia and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox of Yelm issued this...
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Supreme Court’s acceptance of Redistricting Commission maps best solution, says Braun
Supreme Court’s acceptance of Redistricting Commission maps best solution, says Braun
OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun issued the following statement after the Washington State Supreme Court announced that it will accept the plan approved by the Washington State Redistricting Commission that redraws our state’s 49 legislative districts. “While the plan developed by the Redistricting Commission does not reflect exactly how we...
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