Why waste space on Washington tax?

Letter to the editor

Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2007

About that Associated Press story regarding the proposed Washington state tax on containers with goods bound for Alaska (Feb. 22), doesn't the U.S. Constitution still prohibit states from taxing interstate commerce?

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If so, why did the AP bother reporting this? Why waste space on it?

Joe Sonneman

Retsil, Wash.



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