Budget & Taxes

Rep. Hans Zeiger votes for budget Statement from Rep. Hans Zeiger on his ‘yes’ vote on the state operating budget The state House of Representatives approved a state operating budget for the upcoming two-year budget cycle that starts July 1, 2013. Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, voted in support of the measure and issued this statement: “This... Read More...
Rep. Zeiger issues statement on state Supreme Court ruling The Washington State Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a requirement for a two-thirds vote in the Legislature to raise taxes. Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, issued the following statement regarding the court’s rulings: “I am very disappointed by yesterday’s Washington State Supreme Court ruling in League of Education Voters v.... Read More...
Zeiger statement on supplemental operating budget passed by House Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, voted today against the operating budget passed by House of Representatives. “This budget fails to prioritize government spending. It severely reduces or delays some of the core responsibilities of state government. I find three things about the budget especially objectionable. 1. This budget would delay more... Read More...
Zeiger statement on House passage of capital budget The House of Representatives passed a package of bills today related to the capital “construction” budget. Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup and assistant ranking Republican on the House Capital Budget Committee, issued the following statement: “I am proud to support these bills. We need to invest in our state’s infrastructure. The... Read More...