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State lawmakers failed to pass a budget or find an answer for McCleary.
And, no, they legally cannot refuse the bump.
As a legislative inquisition into the taxing scheme for Sound Transit 3 gets under way, a question arises: Did Olympia lawmakers read the fine print?
Washington State Ferries must generate $8.4 million in new revenue, according to the transportation operating budget.
This year’s motto could be: Don’t sweat the big stuff.
A group of legislators is asking the attorney general if such a thing is possible.
The aerospace company has eliminated 7,500 Washington state jobs in the last year. If the layoffs continue, say some Republicans and Democrats, the state should curtail the 2013 deal.
Federal funding for the Lynnwood Link Extension will extend through September, at least.
An independent commission is considering increases of 2 to 8 percent.
It’s about democracy, not Democrats.
Can the new guy bring stability to a department that has had four leaders in the last two years?
With the state unable to fill vacancies due to low salaries, lawmakers hope the move will attract and retain talent.
Overtime begins today and there is a lot on the docket.
And no one’s surprised.
But when in doubt, just blame Sound Transit.
The reports were intended to call out those who denied requests to detain individuals without a warrant.
Diminished revenue would result in cuts to commuter rail and parking structures.
At least one Republican representative thinks it could bear fruit.
Senate Republicans want to see the House commit to its $3 billion tax increase.
We may get a look at their strategy at today’s board meeting.