- create a 5% personal income tax
- get rid of the state property tax
- lower the state sales tax (from 5.5 to 6.5%)
- and reduce some business taxes
I am not in a position to analyze (I'm not sure I even have that skill set) but I'm with him - a conversation needs to be started.
And, as usual, you have legislators like ed reform's Rep. Chad Magendanz (R-Issaquah) who says nah, we just need to shuffle around the deck chairs. He is right that this can't be done in conjunction with meeting the mandates of McCleary on the Supreme Court's timeline.