Initiative 1098: The Right Tax Reform for Stronger Schools and Health Care

Publication Date: August 2010

Publisher: Economic Opportunity Institute

Author(s): Marilyn Watkins

Research Area: Banking and finance; Government

Keywords: public services; taxes

Type: Report

Coverage: Washington


The quality of public services in Washington is beginning to slip as reduced tax receipts shrink funding for vital services. Initiative 1098 would help to change that, dedicating all new revenue directly to education and health care. And it would give significant tax savings to middle class people and small businesses – the drivers of Washington’s economy.