bank taxes http://kplu.org en 'Hollow victory' for proponents of taxing banks in Wash. http://kplu.org/post/hollow-victory-proponents-taxing-banks-wash OLYMPIA, Wash. – For liberal activists in Washington, it has become the Holy Grail of tax breaks. We’re talking about a deduction banks can claim on some mortgages. Last week, the Washington legislature voted to end this tax exemption for large, out-of-state banks. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:18:51 +0000 Austin Jenkins 4782 at http://kplu.org 'Hollow victory' for proponents of taxing banks in Wash.