CarlsonCast March27--8am hour

KVI's John Carlson examines the circumstances leading to the decision to not file charges against TV actor Jussie Smollett who claimed a hoax hate crime against him in Chicago earlier this year. FILE - 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire,"(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

8am hour -- even a moderate Republican State lawmaker is pushing back against the Democrats attempts to pass a series of tax hikes (including the unprecedented capital gains tax) in the Olympia Legislature, KVI callers sound off on last hour's interview about raising WA taxes while the state earns unexpectedly more sales tax revenue, the curious connection between the (Chicago) Cook Co. D.A. and Jussie Smollett, (U.S. Senator) Kamala Harris balks at answering what happened with the decision not to charge Smollett. an (alleged) attempted murderer in Kirkland ended up getting leniency in previous criminal case in Eastern WA.

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