Category Archives: News Release

04 May
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Inslee signs capital gains excise tax into law

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 ...

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25 Apr
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Legislature approves capital gains excise tax

OLYMPIA – Earlier today, the Washington State Legislature approved 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, ...

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02 Mar
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Senate approves Robinson bill to expand paid family and medical leave coverage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2021 Senate approves Robinson bill to expand paid family and medical leave coverage The Senate today approved legislation that would expand paid family and medical leave coverage to Washington families by broadening the definition of ...

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16 Feb
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Robinson’s capital gains proposal clears Ways & Means

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 16, 2021 Robinson’s capital gains proposal clears Ways & Means Legislation to establish a state capital gains tax on the sale of stocks and bonds passed out of the Senate Ways & Means Committee today. Sen. ...

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27 Jan
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Robinson bill calls for permanent funding for public health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 27, 2021 Robinson bill calls for permanent funding for public health A bill to establish a permanent funding source for public health services was heard today in the Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee. Sponsored ...

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14 Dec
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Robinson announces Senate committee assignments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 14, 2020  Sen. June Robinson (D-Everett) has been elected vice chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee by her Senate colleagues. Robinson will also serve on the Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee and on the Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs Committee.   “It is an honor to know that my colleagues have faith in my ability ...

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