Court to Issue Judgment on Washington's Initiative 747

Cohen, Jackie
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/7/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32397, p52
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The article reports on the plans of the King County Superior Court to issue a summary judgment on the constitutionality of Initiative 747, a cap on local municipalities raising property tax rates without calling for voters' approval in Washington. The measure has been approved by voters in November 2001, which is effective to all taxing districts in the state. However, a group of nonprofit organizations have collaborated with Whitman County and questioned the legality of the scheme.


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