Budget & Taxes
Holy: Supplemental capital budget funds key housing project in Airway Heights
The supplemental state capital budget approved by the Legislature today includes money for two important housing projects in Airway Heights and Spokane, said 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy. The updated capital budget includes $3 million requested by Holy for the Highland Village housing project in Airway Heights. The money will...
Holy: New state capital budget funds key projects in Airway Heights, Cheney
A compromise two-year state capital budget agreement that could receive votes by the Senate and House of Representatives as soon as tomorrow includes money for two key infrastructure projects in Airway Heights and Cheney that will help both projects be fully funded, said 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy. The capital...
Holy says Senate action opens door to state income tax
The Senate’s narrow passage of a Democrat-sponsored bill aiming to create a state income tax on capital gains opens the door to a full-fledged state income tax in Washington, says 6th District state Sen. Jeff Holy. The Senate yesterday voted 25-24 to pass Senate Bill 5096, sending the controversial measure...
Eastern Washington senators sponsor bill to end tax chaos for concrete pumpers
Three state senators from eastern Washington – 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy, 4th District Sen. Mike Padden and 7th District Sen. Shelly Short – are leading a legislative effort to fix a problem caused by the state Department of Revenue that affects how concrete pumpers are taxed. Senate Bill 6317,...
Rep. Jeff Holy weighs in on the supplemental operating budget on KXLY
Rep. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, gives KXLY an update on the supplemental operating budget and says the legislation seems to be spending too much and saving too little for harder economic times in the future.
The importance of fiscal accountability and transparency
Dear Friends and Neighbors, It’s been a fast-paced, eventful start to the 2018 session. We’ve already reached the finish line in our committee work with final hearings and executive sessions on policy sponsored by lawmakers in the House. Policy cutoff was Friday, Feb. 2, and fiscal cutoff was Tuesday, Feb....
Rep. Jeff Holy sits down and talks fiscal transparency, the capital budget and a solution to Hirst
In this legislative video update, Rep. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, discusses his views on the current tone of the 2018 session, the final passage of the capital budget and Hirst solution, and his bill calling for fiscal transparency of our State Supreme Court Justices.
Going into overtime: Gloom of a special session
Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are in the final days of the regularly scheduled 105-day session. Sine Die is shining on the horizon. I look forward to coming home to the 6th District! The primary focus remains on the negotiation process for the operating, capital and transportation budgets. Going into...
Let’s talk numbers! | Rep. Jeff Holy’s Legislative Update from Olympia
Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are in the final two weeks of the regularly scheduled 105-day session. The prime focus is negotiations on the operating, capital and transportation budget. Let’s talk numbers – budget numbers | Operating Budget The three corners of the Legislature have proposed their 2017-19 operating budgets:...