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Impact of I-884 tax considered
October 15, 2004

Following is a summary of the impact on Washington State University of Initiative 884, if it were approved by the people of Washington state who will vote in the Nov. 2 elections. The summary is provided for information purposes. WSU takes no position on the initiative.Summary of the ballot measureAccording to the Washington secretary of state, I-884 would create a fund designated for preschool through college education by increasing the retail sales tax rate by 1 percent. The fund would support: • preschool assistance for low-income children• additional K-12 programs selected by school districts with citizen input• additional higher education enrollments, scholarships and research• salary … » More …