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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.”
They really weren’t against lowering the tax .
Two dozen people tasked by the Legislature to provide guidance gathered for a final time in November to settle on recommendations.
It will be illegal in Washington to sell or own devices that make semiautomatic guns fire more rapidly.
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The Senate and House disagree over whether lost revenue from a lower fee should be offset right away.
It should result in reduction of the cost of vehicle licenses. The bill now goes to the state House.
Meantime, news organizations, including this one, have agreed to pause a lawsuit over access.
Last June, at the end
Their warnings fell on deaf ears, but the tables have turned on the fish farming industry in Washington.
Democrat Frank Chopp has had the speaker title since 1999, and he says he’s not retiring this year.
This is the sixth ye
In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.
2017 was a stinky ye
Twenty-seven months ago Gov. Jay Inslee set out to curb emission of carbon pollutants through a sweeping rewrite of the state’s clean air rules.
Elected leaders of Washington’s 39 counties are fed up with lawmakers and governors telling them what to do without providing enough money to do it.
If you come to the state Capitol and want to see lawmakers in action, there are a few rules to follow while sitting in the galleries overlooking the Senate and the House floors.