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3 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Covington Reporter

Governor signs Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act

Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act, co-sponsored by Joe Fain of Auburn that will provide developmental disability services to 5,000 people currently on a waiting list.

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KBCI CBS 2

Wash. mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered statewide

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

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KNDU

Gov. Inslee Ordering Flags to Half-Staff to Remember Landslide Victims

NBCRightNow.com - Governor Inslee and state officials will lower flags Tuesday in honor of those lost in the Snohomish County landslide.

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The Olympian

Workers from Ballard Diving move containment booms that surround the...

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has been cracking down on the environmental scourge of derelict vessels.

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Crosscut.com

Politics in Washington: Ready for an explosion

State Sen. Rodney Tom's surprise decision not to run for re-election shows just how seismically active Washington state politics has become.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday for landslide victims

Flags outside of the Washington state Capitol will be lowered in memory of the victims of the Oso mudslide.

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