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"A Pipeline And A Pie In The Sky": The Challenge Is To Build For The Future, Not Steal From It

The Koch brothers Congress, purchased with the help of about $100 million from the political network of the billionaire energy producers, got down to its first order of business this week: trying to hold off the future. 927 more words


Governor receives third request to investigate corruption in Stevens County

The people on Stevens County Washington continue their quest for accountability in government. What they are exposing at every turn is corruption, lawbreaking, and even Superior Court judges willing to fall on their proverbial sword to protect the corruption. 39 more words

Dissecting the Governor's Budget Proposal

by Marilyn Watkins

Last week, while most of us were madly preparing for the holidays, Governor Inslee proposed a Washington state budget for the next two years. 786 more words


Friday Odds and Ends: #Applicantthunderdome, Pike's Budget, Morris Snark and Gumbo YaYa

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Welcome to the Friday Odds and Ends - all the news that’s fit to print, but not big enough for its own post. 590 more words

Friday Odds And Ends

Gov. Jay Inslee Proposes Carbon Pollution Cap

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state’s largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release. 624 more words


State: OK To Restart Digging Of Tunnel Access Pit

SEATTLE (AP) –€” State transportation officials gave Seattle Tunnel Partners the OK on Tuesday to resume excavation on a pit being dug to reach and repair Bertha, the broken tunneling machine. 377 more words


Inslee Will Propose $1 Billion In Tax Hikes

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will propose a $1 billion tax package when he releases his new budget.

David Schumacher, director of the Office of Financial Management, told reporters Tuesday Inslee will propose a mix of cuts and revenues to deal with a multi-billion dollar deficit in the state’s next two-year spending cycle. 98 more words