The Atlantic: Are Washingtonians About to Vote Down a Chance to Fight Climate Change?

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"Progressives in Washington have argued for years that the state’s tax system is unfair and exacerbates inequality. Indeed, according to a 2015 report by the nonpartisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, the poorest 20 percent of Washingtonians (who make $21,000 per year or less) pay roughly 16.8 percent of their income in taxes every year; the top 1 percent, by comparison, pay around 2.4 percent of their income."

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