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Rep. Schmick calls for repeal of long-term care tax

 

Last updated 11/4/2021 at 10:42am



COLFAX – A local lawmaker is calling for the new long-term care insurance program passed in 2019 to be repealed just as the law goes into effect.

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joined Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, in drafting legislation to repeal the tax.

“This program creates the false hope that people’s long-term care needs will be satisfied, when in fact, it will be woefully inadequate for the majority of those who eventually need long-term care,” Schmick said Monday, Nov. 1. “People who live out of state but work in Washington, those who are within 10 years of retirement, and...



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