Friday, March 26, 2010

► On the Record

“They need 25 votes in the Senate to pass any revenue package. It’s difficult for me to see any way they’re going to get 25 votes if removal of the sales tax exemption is included.”

– Sen. Craig Pridemore (D-Vancouver) on the chances an out-of-state sales tax exemption removal will be part of a final budget package. The Washington State Legislature is now in the 11th day of its Special Session – with no budget deal between the Democratic-controlled state House and Senate in sight.