GOP endorses tax-repeal, insurance measures

Brad Shannon, The Olympian | 8-31-2010

The Washington State Republican Party has formally endorsed two measures on the Nov. 2 ballot –Initiative 1082’s privatization of workers compensation insurance and I-1107’s repeal of soda, candy and bottled water taxes. The moves on Saturday further line up the party with its anti-tax, deregulatory agenda

The GOP’s state committee also formally “nominated” Dino Rossi in the U.S. Senate race against Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and opposed Referendum 52, which proposes to issue general-obligation bonds to pay for school upgrades and extend the soda tax……. Read More