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Can Washington state tax capital gains?

We debate whether or not the state should tax capital gains. Also, is the East-West divide in Washington state growing more divisive? Plus, we could soon have a state dinosaur. But don't we already have one?

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Can we have a capital gains tax?

Bill Radke spoke to Andy Nicholas of the Washington State Budget and Policy Center and Jason Mercier of the Washington Policy Center about whether Washington state can institute a capital gains tax. Is it an income tax, or an excise tax?

Improving diversity in the film and TV industry

Bill Radke speaks to Judith Heumann, senior fellow at the Ford Foundation, about her report on how people with disabilities are underrepresented in the TV and film industry, and why it's important.

Is Washington's East-West divide growing more divisive?

Bill Radke speaks to Ron Judd, writer at Pacific Northwest Magazine, about the debate over removing the lower Snake River dams, and whether people in Eastern and Western Washington are becoming less understanding of each other.

Meet Suciasaurus rex: Washington's first and only dinosaur fossil

Bill Radke talks to Christian Sidor, associate director of research and curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Burke Museum, about the bill to make "Suciasaurus rex" the state dinosaur.


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