FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2021 OLYMPIA – Earlier today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a critical piece of tax reform legislation. Senate Bill 5096, sponsored by Sen. June Robinson, D-Everett, enacts a capital gains excise tax to fund the expansion and affordability of child care, early learning, and the state’s paramount duty to provide an education for the children of Washington. “This important step to rebuild our unfair tax code was taken after years of work, years of dialogue, and thousands of voices calling for this policy,” said Robinson, who also serves as the Operating & Revenue Vice Chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee. “We’ve heard that people from every part of our state are ready to move toward a ...Read More
Senator June Robinson was first appointed to the House of Representatives to represent the 38th Legislative District in December 2013 and she was subsequently elected in 2014 and 2016. She most recently served on two legislative House committees: Appropriations (Vice-Chair) and Health Care & Wellness. In May of 2020, she was appointed to the Senate after the retirement of former Senator John McCoy.
Read Sen. Robinson’s full biography here.