Starter income tax is bad enough – what comes next is even worse By Perry Dozier The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin, Dayton Chronicle and other newspapers during the week of March 22, 2021. Last week the Legislature got a terrific piece of news. State tax collections have rebounded despite one of the worst economic situations we’ve ever faced. The latest... Read More...
COVID: Governor’s plan to have a plan fails the state By Perry Dozier The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin and Dayton Chronicle during the week of March 1. Three weeks ago, Southeast Washington dodged a bullet. Gov. Jay Inslee announced every other area of the state would move to Phase 2 of his COVID lockdown plan, allowing partial... Read More...
Our biggest challenge: Restoring trust in government By Sen. Perry Dozier, Rep. Mark Klicker, Rep. Skyler Rude Note: The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin and Dayton Chronicle during the week of Jan. 18. This week a new delegation of legislators from the 16th District began the 2021 session. The 16th District stretches from Prosser to... Read More...