Why WA property taxes are going up, and it isn’t improving education

https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/detail/why-property-taxes-are-going-up

https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/detail/new-government-report-shows-massive-97-billion-increase-in-education-spending-provided-no-improvement-for-washington-students

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Rising construction costs cause Federal Way ST2 project to go $460 million over budget

https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/rising-construction-costs-are-driving-up-the-price-of-light-rail/800163394

Gov. Inslee signs supplemental budget boosting K-12 spending, one-time property tax decrease for 2019

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/gov-inslee-signs-supplemental-budget-boosting-k-12-spending/

http://archive.is/BGA7e

Property-tax Q&A: Why is your King County bill going up so much — and where is the money going?

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/property-tax-qa-why-your-king-county-bill-is-going-up-so-much-and-where-is-the-money-going/

http://archive.is/s2DxE

King County seniors air frustration over property tax hike at Kirkland City Hall

The Assessor came to talk about how seniors could lower their property taxes, and they aired their grievances.

http://www.king5.com/article/news/local/king-county-seniors-air-frustration-over-property-tax-hike/528317247

http://archive.is/EV9Jj

State forecasts revenue increases of over $4 billion for 2019-2021, over $7 billion for 2021-2023, increase of $671 million to 2017-2019 forecast

Cumulative major General Fund-State (GF-S) revenue collections from November 11, 2017 through February 10, 2018 were $185 million (3.5%) higher than forecasted in November.

https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/detail/revenue-forecast-leaves-no-doubt-it-is-time-for-tax-cuts

http://archive.is/IiuC9