Should Washington increase the sales tax by 1/2 cent?

Should Washington increase the sales tax by 1/2 cent?

Should Washington increase the sales tax by 1/2 cent?

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by Aaron Weiss

kgw.com

Posted on November 21, 2011 at 6:47 PM

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire today called for a half-cent increase to the state sales tax to offset a projected $1.4 billion budget deficit.

Without the temporary increase, Gregoire's budget would cut health care for 55,000 people, and shorten the school year.

Gregoire's proposed sales tax increase would expire in 2015.

Do you think it's a good idea?

We'll use your answers on Live @ 7.

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