A state income tax would meet budget needs

Commentary | April 22, 2015 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Neither party has a long-term plan for fully funding K-12 education, higher education, mental health, public employee contracts and teacher cost-of-living adjustments. Why not? Because neither party has the will to implement systemic changes in our tax system. But, as our state treasurer, Jim McIntire, states, “it is mathematically impossible to sustain any education system with our state's shrinking tax base.”

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