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WHAT: Send a BIG THANK YOU to Senators Christine Rolfes, David Frockt, June Robinson, Reuven Carlyle, Jamie Pedersen, Manka Dhingra and other Senators on the Ways & Means Committee who voted YES on SB 5096, a capital gains tax on the ultra-rich’s extraordinary stocks and bonds profits.
THE PROBLEM: Washington is the worst in the nation when it comes to making millionaires and billionaires pay their share like the rest of us.
Almost every other state in the nation – including Idaho, Montana, and Oregon – taxes capital gains, and are better situated to help their states’ economies recover from this pandemic.
As passed in committee, SB 5096 would:
SB 5096 would NOT apply to gains from the sales of assets from:
Sen. Christine Rolfes
Sen. David Frockt
Sen. June Robinson
Sen. Reuven Carlyle
Sen. Steve Conway
Sen. Jeannie Darneille
Sen. Manka Dhingra
Sen. Bob Hasegawa
Sen. Sam Hunt
Sen. Karen Keiser
Sen. Marko Liias
Sen. Jamie Pedersen
Sen. Lisa Wellman
Sign your note to thank committee members voting YES now!