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Washington

A better plan for Washington, that takes the burden off those we love

Pay into the WA Cares Fund when you’re working, save when you’re not, and access care when you need it

 

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

 

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State Gets an Earful on Legalizing Home-Grown Marijuana

Unique among the states that have legalized cannabis, Washington bans homegrows.

 

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If State Government Shuts Down, Some Legislation That Passed Could Be Scrapped

Legislators approved a bill that would improve sexual assault investigations. Without a budget, it likely won’t become law.

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