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Supporting Washington businesses and families

 

February 23, 2022



Like you, I’m concerned about the rising cost of food, consumer goods and household essentials. While the economy as a whole has improved and unemployment is low, many local families are still struggling to pay the bills. While some of the price hikes have been caused by supply chain bottlenecks, this issue also highlights an affordability crisis.

Here are some of the steps I’ve taken this legislative session to help families and businesses in both the short term and for years to come.

First, I’ve proposed House Bill 2018 to grant a holiday from sales tax on Labor Day Weekend. We kn...



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