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Seattle lawmakers pass tax on highest earners; mayor eager to be sued

Reuters Tuesday, 11 July 2017
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council unanimously passed a pioneering income tax on the city's highest earners on Monday, a measure that has become a clarion call for Democrats there even though it is likely to face a swift legal challenge over violating state law.
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News video: Seattle Puts Highest Earners In Tax Crosshairs

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On Monday Seattle's city council unanimously passed a pioneering income tax on the city's highest earners. The measure has become a clarion call for Democrats there even though it is likely to face a swift legal challenge over violating state law. The measure created a 2.25 percent tax rate on...

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