Fortunato calls on Sound Transit to halt $10 million giveaway
Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, is calling on Sound Transit’s governing board to reverse a decision made last week to transfer millions of dollars of property over to non-profits at a financial loss. Sound Transit plans to transfer property valued at $18.5 million for a third or half of its market...
2017 Legislative Newsletter: budget, car-tabs, taxes, property tax exemptions for seniors and more….
By now, you should have received your 2017 Legislative Newsletter. In case you missed it, you can read it by clicking on the photo below.
Fortunato hails Senate move to cut Sound Transit car tab tax
Car tab taxes would be cut by 55 percent and Sound Transit board members would be required to stand for direct elections under legislation that passed the Senate Tuesday afternoon. Senator Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, is a cosponsor of both bills, SB 5001 and SB 5893 “If Seattle politicians think their...
VIDEO: Fortunato fights to cut Sound Transit’s inflated car tab taxes
In this video, Senator Fortunato outlines his efforts to hold Sound Transit accountable and get taxpayers relief from their inflated car tab taxes. Sen. Fortunato also describes how Sound Transit’s car tab tax defenders wanted to use funds dedicated to homeless and foster kids to protect Sound Transit’s outrageous tax...