Timber bill stalls in House

— The Washington State Legislature is no longer considering a bill that would have granted tax breaks for the use of a product known as cross laminated timber.

Opponents of the bill cited what they believed to be unintended consequences jeopardizing the safety of at-risk populations, including the disruption of the market place for building/design products, and the unintended consequences on an already tight state budget.


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