Piecemeal tax breaks don’t expand opportunity for all

Commentary | March 5, 2008 | By Marilyn Watkins | Everett Herald

A tax break for groomers of cross-country ski trails, or space for three more students in community college? Forgiving sales tax on the Tacoma Narrows bridge, or full-day kindergarten for 7,200 more 5-year-olds? Lawmakers in Olympia are grappling with these questions as the House and Senate try to reconcile their competing budgets in the final days of the legislative session.

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