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Seattle’s income tax on the wealthy is illegal, judge rules

Mayor Tim Burgess discusses a wide array of topics, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at Seattle City Hall, ranging from increasing costs of running government, the rise in payroll and overtime costs, the poor performance of the city’s main pension fund, and city initiatives on race and gender pay equity. 204010

Seattle’s income tax on wealthy households failed its first legal test on Wednesday.

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