Education supporters celebrate WA court ruling

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 6:24 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 28 at 6:27 PM

Getting two-thirds of lawmakers to agree on raising taxes has been considered next to impossible.

Now that the Washington Supreme Court struck down the vote requirement, two budget issues, transportation and education, may have another option for funding.

However, lawmakers are mindful that 44 of the state's 49 legislative districts passed the two-thirds requirement, so don't expect an immediate rush to raise taxes.

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