TNT: Where Talbert and Dammeier stand on a potential mental health sales tax

"Still, Dammeier represents an intriguing new character in Pierce County’s ongoing mental health tax drama. As a member of Pierce County’s delegation in the Legislature, having spent time in both the state House and Senate, he tells me that Pierce County’s refusal to pass the tax often meant he and his colleagues felt like they were 'sent down (to Olympia) with one arm tied behind our back.'

In other words, Dammeier has the potential to bring a different perspective to one of the key impediments Pierce County has had when it comes to finally implementing a mental health sales tax: the tired squabble over who’s responsible for paying for mental health services, the county or the state."

Read the full article by Matt Driscoll at The News Tribune.

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