Senate creating special tax committee to consider ‘windfall’ legislation


Senate President Susan Wagle said Thursday she plans to create a special committee to evaluate legislation for returning a revenue windfall that the state expects to gain from a change in the federal tax code.

Wagle said she will appoint a nine-member panel — made up of seven Republicans and two Democrats — to consider the so-called windfall legislation. She said the membership of the committee would be announced next week.

After the bill narrowly died in the Legislature last year, Wagle said there is a sense of immediacy to get it passed this legislative session, although it is unclear . . .


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