Gov. Inslee signs education funding plan that will raise statewide property tax
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure that would raise the statewide property tax to try to bring the state into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate to increase state dollars to basic education was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Jay Inslee. Inslee signed House Bill 2242 surrounded by legislative leaders from both parties, budget negotiators and school-aged children.