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Those who came out ahead include Big Oil and Big Soda.
The “Rainy Day” fund and the McCleary decision is expected to take most of the state revenue.
A special commission will soon decide salaries for state officeholders, including the governor.
While those ballots don’t get counted, taxpayers still must pay the Postal Service for delivering them.
De-Escalate Washington needs to restart the machinery of a campaign to pass I-940.
The short columns for the upcoming mid-terms.
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Soon, some of those languishing lengthy periods behind bars might need to be released and charges against them dismissed.
Last week the state Democratic Party signaled a greater ope nness to allocate delegates ba sed on the results of the prim ary rather than caucuses, whic h it’s never done before.
Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.
As of Wednesday, June 6, petitions for four statewide initiatives were getting circulated.
A taskforce is also being put together, but it’s not clear who will be on it.
Snohomish County gets $166,000, but if turnout is high this year, it might cost more.
His political machine is running full steam.
Will the $500,000 investment be enough to get the initiative on a ballot?
NRA leaders will need to decide if it’s worth putting resources into a fight in a Left Coast state versus investing in efforts to keep Republicans in control of Congress to prevent ideas like this initiative from becoming federal law.
Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.
They’re talking 15 percent for all certificated staff and 37 percent for the classified education support professionals they represent.
Can lawmakers and the governor honestly contend public schools are fully funded and done with McCleary when some school districts still are stressed out and stretched out financially?
“When you have Republicans and Democrats in the same room there will always be three sides. The Republican perspective. The Democrat perspective and what actually transpired.”