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13 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

State Firefighters: Halt oil trains until safety review complete

The movement of oil by rail through Washington should be halted until completion of a safety study recently authorized by Gov. Jay Inslee, according to the Washington State Council of Firefighters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Boat Disaster, Canada, Anacortes, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Fife's new bud ban. Entiat fire relief. Did you donate human skulls to Goodwill?

Not to mention, Gov. Jay Inslee has a new plan to tighten clean water standards in Washington, there's new hope for alternative energy in Pullman, and the Gates Foundation is betting on remote-controlled birth control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Entiat, WA, Washington, Fife, WA, Marijuana

Sys-Con Media

Washington Governor Jay Inslee Congratulates Revenue Management...

Governor Inslee congratulated RMS on the signing of their first customer in China: Beijing Capital Airlines.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Marketing

Tri-cityherald.com

Inslee submits ideas for new water-quality rules

The question of how much fish Washington residents consume has been a hot issue that has pitted tribes and environmental groups against businesses such as Boeing Co.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Stranger

Governor Inslee Tries to Have It Both Ways On Protecting Washingtonians From Cancer, Pleases No One

Then heads up: you're now set to enjoy a mixed bag of greater and weaker levels of protection from toxic chemicals flowing into the state's waterways, thanks to a proposal today by Governor Jay Inslee.

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Related Topix: Washington, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington Government

The Spokesman-Review

New proposal on water standards coming today

Gov. Jay Inslee is set to release a proposal to change the state's water quality standards at noon today, and already both sides of the debate are warning that it could be bad, if not downright terrible.

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HeraldNet

Elected officials required to undergo public records training

Understanding how the state's public records and open meeting laws work is no longer an option for elected local officials in Washington.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Columbian

Foes of oil terminal proposal voice concerns

Opponents of a proposal to build the Northwest's largest oil-by-rail facility at the Port of Vancouver on Tuesday pressed their safety concerns and peppered commissioners with questions in light of the one-year anniversary of the deadly oil-train explosion in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Train Disaster, Canada, Explosion, Construction, Tesoro, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

PNNL assists with energy storage projects

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is working with three utilities who were awarded $14.3 million in grants Tuesday as part of the state’s new Clean Energy Fund.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Avista, Department of Energy

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Tech jobs: We're No. 2! Court takes up Ballmer's NBA ...

The Daily Troll: Tech jobs: We're No. 2! Court takes up Ballmer's NBA purchase. Starting flag about to fall for pot sales.

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Related Topix: NerdWallet, Everett, WA, US Governors, Anacortes, WA

The Columbian

Collaboration in Kalama earns award for city, port

The city of Kalama and the Port of Kalama have won recognition in the 2014 Smart Communities Awards for their collaboration on annexation of 260 acres of port property for business and recreational purposes.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Olympian

Governor appoints Black Hills graduate as WWU student trustee

Carly Roberts, a 2010 graduate from Black Hills High School in Tumwater, has been appointed student trustee at Western Washington University.

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Related Topix: Tumwater, WA, Western Washington University, US Governors, Bellingham, WA, Olympia, WA

Bellingham Herald

BNSF reports drop in Wash. oil train shipments

BNSF Railway previously reported as many as 19 trains of Bakken crude oil traversed the state during the week of May 29 to June 4. They updated those numbers to show as many as 13 oil trains during the following week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lincoln County, WA, King County, WA, US Governors

Washington Policy Center

Congressional Budget Office Undermines Key Assumption of Governor's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

Famed physicist Neils Bohr once noted, "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy

KOMO News

State unions plan to negotiate for competitive pay

Gov. Jay Inslee's labor team will be spending the summer negotiating with more than 25 unions that represent state employees.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

NWCN.com

Talks begin with state unions, who want more money

Gov. Jay Inslee's labor team will be spending the summer negotiating with more than 25 unions that represent state employees.

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The Spokesman-Review

Editorial: Cooperation with feds on teacher evaluations best for students - Sun, 06 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Washington's congressional Democrats, along with Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn, are again trying to cover for their legislative counterparts, who did not do what needed doing to protect schools and parents from the consequences of failing to comply with the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, US Governors, Opinion

Medford Mail Tribune

The (real) truth about the cost of college

But others are dismissive of the whole issue. Why don't students just go to community college, they wonder.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Gov. Inslee in Port Angeles: Talks of potential budget cuts, tankers, ...

Though his office instructed state agencies to prepare for spending reductions of 15 percent, Gov. Jay Inslee is hopeful that such preparation will prove to be unnecessary.

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HeraldNet

Other Views/Best States: Washington ranked first for cycling

Today, 198 brave men will mount their bicycles and undertake one of the most difficult challenges in professional sports: the 2,271-mile Tour de France.

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