Conga line erupts at Capitol in protest of Washington dance tax

Dozens of people protesting a decades-old state tax on dance venues swayed, kicked and twirled to the rhythm of music Monday in support of a repeal being considered by lawmakers in Washington state.

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People dance on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., Monday, April 1, 2013 to protest a decades-old state tax on dance venues. Washington state has had the tax, which targets venues that provide an opportunity to dance, since the 1960s. A measure to repeal it has cleared a committee and is awaiting a floor vote in the Senate. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
Photo by Manuel Valdes
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