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Inslee vetoes measure to eliminate paid school half-days

Inslee left intact the funding for employees to be paid for three non-student professional days, but unions can continue to insist on a schedule that disrupts dozens of student learning days. 6 more words

Washington State

State takes aim at opioid crisis

In an effort to tackle the opioid addiction epidemic, state legislators, Attorney General Bob Ferguson, and Democratic Governor Jay Inslee are rolling out legislation to limit opioid prescriptions and invest in drug treatment infrastructure. 12 more words

Washington State

Oil-by-rail project gets derailed

It’s tough to find good things to write about on the climate change front these days, especially with the abomination that is Scott Pruitt in charge of the EPA, and Trumpola still around…has it been only one year? 351 more words

Climate Change

Gun regulations draw an overflow crowd to hearing

SB 5992: Bump stocks
SB 6049: High capacity magazines ban (but not for law enforcement)
SB 5444: More background checks for rifles
SB 5463: Civil actions for improper firearm storage… 13 more words

Washington State

More Gas Tax Coming Your Way Washingtonians?

The esteemed Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee, just 3 years ago said, “Transportation pollution paying for transportation solutions. It’s not our children’s lungs that should be burned. 531 more words

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