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Andy Hill’s proposed tax breaks would cost big in the long run

The Washington Budget & Policy Center looks at the eighteen new tax breaks that Andy Hill and the Washington State Senate Republicans have proposed as part of their 2014 Supplemental Budget and concludes they will deprive the state of more than a hundred million dollars in revenue by the 2017-19 biennium.