County lobbyist talks about gas taxes, carbon initiative
May 6, 2021
OLYMPIA — The potential impacts of new laws raising gas taxes and other environmental issues is unclear.
Whitman County lobbyist Zak Kennedy reported to county commissioners Monday on the April 25 conclusion of the legislative session.
“The best thing about the session is that it’s over,” said Kennedy. “They can’t keep doing what they were doing to us.”
He ran down some of the items which passed, including climate change measures, a capital gains tax, police reform, and more.
“Now we need all the attorneys to wade through the legislation,” Kennedy said.
Kennedy said a que...