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17 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Leveled by landslide, towns consider how to rebuild

A sometimes awkward, invariably agonized conversation about the future has begun here at the site of last month's devastating landslide, about what might be rebuilt and what was perhaps forever lost that day.

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Related Topix: Landslide, US Governors, Darrington, WA

22 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

Joby Shimomura shares her path to the Governor's office

Joby Shimomura is a fourth-generation Japanese American, recently appointed as Gov. Jay Inslee's chief of staff.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Asian-American, Japanese-American, Non-Profit

Yesterday | HeraldNet

Inslee weighs big increase in cancer risk for fish eaters

How much risk of cancer from eating fish is too much? Gov. Jay Inslee has privately advanced a proposal that would likely pass legal muster but which worries Indian tribes and environmentalists.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Times

State expects to lose waiver on No Child Left Behind

Two years ago, Washington state promised to enact education policies favored by the Obama administration in exchange for a waiver from many of the requirements of the federal education law, also known as No Child Left Behind.

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KEPR CBS 19

State rejects pitch to change Hanford deadlines

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the state is rejecting the U.S. Department of Energy's March 31, 2014 proposal to amend the 2010 consent decree governing the retrieval and treatment of high-level radioactive and chemically hazardous waste at Hanford.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Local woman honored for late husband's organ donation

April is celebrated as 'Donate Life Month.' It is designed to bring light to the importance of being an organ donor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Spokane, WA

HeraldNet

Bipartisan group of legislators calls for research and development team

Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias is leading a bipartisan group of legislators, including Democratic State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, in calling for a task force to encourage research and development in the state.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Times

Hilyer running for Supreme Court

Former King County Superior Court Judge Bruce Hilyer is running for the state Supreme Court seat being vacated by Justice James M. Johnson's retirement at the end of the month.

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Seattle Times

An almost-united front on the fish-consumption issue

Looks like newspapers across the state are chiming in on the fish-consumption issue, and nearly all of them see the same danger The Seattle Times observed in an editorial last week .

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The Stranger

Governor Inslee Is About to Decide Whether to Increase Cancer Rates Or Kill Washington's Economy

Washington State has two choices: a ten times higher rate of cancer among its population, particularly those who eat a lot of fish, or a bedraggled economy.

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ThinkProgress

New Hampshire Falls One Vote Short Of Repealing The Death Penalty

New Hampshire came close to becoming the 20th state to ban the death penalty on Thursday, falling just one vote short in the Republican-controlled state Senate.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

TreeHugger

When it comes to Tesla, Washington state is the anti-New Jersey

While New Jersey is kicking Tesla out of the state because of lobbying pressures from auto dealers, the state of Washington is going in the opposite direction: Governor Jay Inslee has signed a bill that explicitly allows the electric car maker to sell its EVs through its own stores in the state.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Autos

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News Tribune

State budget is only balanced on paper

The law requires a positive balance over the four years ending in mid-2017. A new budget outlook projects the state to be in the black at that point by a bare $19.5 million, in a projected budget of more than $36 billion.

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Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Inslee hires coal lobbyist. Metro escalator lessons. ...

Gov. Jay Inslee, he of the climate crusade and a book on clean energy, has hired a coal lobbyist for his staff, Sightline's Eric de Place reported this morning.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gov. Jay Inslee hires coal lobbyist to direct his policy office

Gov. Jay Inslee has hired a coal lobbyist to direct his policy office, an eyebrow-raising selection for a governor who has insisted on sweeping scrutiny of coal export terminals proposed at Cherry Point, north of Bellingham, and along the Columbia River at Longview.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bellingham, WA, Longview, WA

Examiner.com

It looks like Fox News is now pushing to eliminate minimum wage and labor laws

Governor Jay Inslee called on state lawmakers to raise Washington's minimum wage in his State of the State Address but Republicans think it would be job-killer.

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The Stranger

Governor Hires Coal Lobbyist As Policy Chief

In a classic instance of the revolving door between government and industry, Governor Inslee has decided to hire Matt Steuerwalt as the director of his policy office effective May 1. In recent years, Steuerwalt has acted as a lead lobbyist for coal-fired power in Washington, as well as for a now-defunct coal export proposal.

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The Spokesman-Review

Inslee honors families of organ donors in Gift of Life Awards - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. When Ron Haight fell off the back of his pickup truck in his Long Lake driveway two years ago in February, it was, at first, almost ironic.

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The Olympian

Move toward a paperless government

The paperless office imagined by early computer advocates has never materialized.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

TRIDEC: Consent decree could put other Hanford work at risk

The state of Washington’s focus on Hanford waste tanks and the vitrification plant could come at a big price to the rest of environmental cleanup at the nuclear reservation, according to the Tri-City Development Council.

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