Courthouse Journal

The Courthouse Journal is the official newsletter of the Washington Association of County Officials. An archive of the past year's newsletters is available in our archive.

Feb 23

Legislator: Dealy Paying Property Taxes

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 12:02 PM by Timothy Grisham

(Courtesy of: The Peninsula Daily News)

OLYMPIA — State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation of a 2018 cut in the state school levy.

The 24th District Sequim Democrat on Thursday urged them to wait until the end of the legislative session on March 8 to pay their taxes while state lawmakers struggle to pass tax relief.

Feb 22

Who gets the money? Many left with questions after property tax increase

Posted on February 22, 2018 at 11:56 AM by Timothy Grisham

Article Courtesy of Komo News.

Phones are ringing off the hook with sticker shock questions over the largest property tax increase in over a decade for many taxpayers.

Jan 16

Senate Democrats Moving Fast to Pass Backlogged Bills

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 9:59 AM by Timothy Grisham

(Bellevue Reporter)

Bills on pay equity, gay conversion therapy, gun regulation, and voting rights are all on the “to do” list.