tax breaks http://kplu.org en Washington Legislature On Collision Course Over Tax Breaks http://kplu.org/post/washington-legislature-collision-course-over-tax-breaks <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The final two weeks of the Washington legislative session may come down to a battle over tax breaks.</span></p><p>Democrats want to eliminate a series of tax exemptions to fund teacher cost-of-living raises and other education priorities. Republicans propose just the opposite; they want to renew several tax incentives with the goal of creating or preserving jobs.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:28:37 +0000 Austin Jenkins 14167 at http://kplu.org Washington Legislature On Collision Course Over Tax Breaks Washington Senate Includes Nearly Two Dozen Tax Breaks In Budget Plan http://kplu.org/post/washington-senate-includes-nearly-two-dozen-tax-breaks-budget-plan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Washington Senate is proposing the creation or extension of nearly two dozen tax breaks, mostly for businesses.</span></p><p>Gov. Jay Inslee supports the largest of those tax incentives. But overall, the Senate package unveiled Monday runs counter to the Democratic governor’s push to eliminate several tax exemptions to pay for education.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:43:57 +0000 Austin Jenkins 14084 at http://kplu.org Washington Senate Includes Nearly Two Dozen Tax Breaks In Budget Plan