Tax system: Implications for public health January 25, 2024

Max Savishinsky, Washington PSR Executive Director | The Seattle Times

As Washington moves toward a fairer tax system, we can anticipate improved health indicators, reduced health disparities, and an overall enhancement in the well-being of our communities. However, while Washington is no longer in last place, we are still near the bottom, which means there’s much work left to do in reforming our upside-down tax code, so that Washington can be one of the fairest and healthiest states in the nation.

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