Olympia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Washington Legislature set to adjourn after final votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... adjourn this year's record-setting legislative session. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1IPduGB OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington House is expected to pass a handful of bills lawmakers need to move on in order to finally adjourn ...

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  2. Senate passes class size initiative delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Democatic Sen. Marko Liias speaks against a measure that would delay full implementation of an initiative to reduce class sizes, Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Olympia, Wash. The measure was a key component to the state's new $38.2 billion operating budget.

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  3. Measuring the truthiness of the legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Seattle Times

    More than one lie was told in Olympia during this year's historically bloated legislative session. Give politicians an extra three months of special session after special session to spin, and there's no accounting for the truthiness.

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  4. At the Legislature, Balloonicorn continues an annual traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Bellingham Herald

    State Rep. Ross Hunter, left, D-Medina, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, holds a T-shirt, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, with the image of the Senate Ways and Means committee mascot, the "Balloonicorn" character from the Team Fortress 2 video game, on it as he stands with committee staff members and an inflatable figure of the mascot in the wings of the Senate chamber during a late-night Legislative session at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. State Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, the Washington Senate's chief budget writer, applauds staff members on the Senate floor Tuesday, June 30, 2015, after the Senate passed the $3.9 billion state construction budget during a late-night session at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

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  5. Senate set to vote on class size initiative, testing billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... threatened to blow a $2 billion hole in that budget. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1IMt99n OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Senate is expected to vote to delay a class-size initiative, the final component of a two-year $38.2 billion state ...

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  6. Broken elevator making life tough for some Olympia residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KOMO News

    An apartment complex in Olympia has been without an elevator for nearly a week, and that means there's no easy way in or out for some of the building's elderly and disabled tenants. One tenant frustrated with the six-day wait on repairs called KOMO for help.

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  7. Bums offense provides no punch in 2-0 loss to MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... tes, shorter than each of the Beach Bums' seven-inning doubleheader games this season. The first-year Beach Bum from Olympia, WA struck out five and walked none in what is his second nine-inning complete game.

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  8. Quadriplegic fighters will face off to raise money for climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In a garage on Olympia's west side, two fighters sit side by side in powered wheelchairs, then let the punches fly. "You're going down," taunts Joshua Curtis , his boxing glove coming loose.

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  9. One year in, taxes on legal weed have yet to yield a big windfall for WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... storefronts has been another problem, Simmons said. There was just one dispensary within walking distance of his Olympia office last year. There are four now, he said. Some owners opened dispensaries, he believes, in the hope that when the state ...

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  10. Scott Tucker Announces Clean Water InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | SBWire

    Home And Recreation, the website for wholesome activities and interesting household trends, will spotlight Scott Tucker's new "Clean Water Initiative." The initiative, which is proposed to take place this summer, will involve the residents of Olympia, WA.

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  11. Millennials embrace FandI jobs, spark changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Automotive News

    Finance and insurance departments tend to have less trouble recruiting and retaining millennial staffers than sales departments, said Mary Byrne, general manager of Bruce Titus Automotive Group in Olympia, Wash. "Industrywide, everyone wants to work in F&I because it has this reputation as the job where you make the most money" for the time spent, Byrne said.

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  12. Cedar Grove Composting Incorporated v. City of MarysvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | FindLaw

    Philip Albert Talmadge, Thomas M. Fitzpatrick, Talmadge/fitzpatrick/Tribe, Seattle, WA, Jeffrey Scott Myers, Law LymanDaniel Kamerrer et al, Olympia, WA, for Appellant. Michael A. Moore, Corr Cronin Michelson Baumgardner & Pree, Howard Mark Goodfriend, Smith Goodfriend PS, Seattle, WA, for Respondent.

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  13. Highway 9 river bridge funded as part of about $680m in allocations...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Mukilteo Tribune

    ... Getting something is feasibly better than getting nothing like what happened the past two years, as legislators in Olympia ran aground on passing any package largely because of politics, meaning no funding for any projects across the state. This ...

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  14. WSP: Man, high on marijuana, asleep at wheel; kills womanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KREM-TV Spokane

    The Washington State Patrol said marijuana was a factor in a wreck that killed a 43-year-old woman on Saturday WSP: Man, high on marijuana, asleep at wheel; kills woman The Washington State Patrol said marijuana was a factor in a wreck that killed a 43-year-old woman on Saturday Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1MbPsEn OLYMPIA, Wash. - A Seattle man is accused of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of marijuana in connection with a fatal crash in Tumwater.

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  15. New budget keeps sales-tax exemption for OregoniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Columbian

    Vehicles remain parked outside the Legislative Building just after midnight, Wednesday at the Capitol in Olympia, as Tuesday's legislative session continued into the night. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the two-year state operating budget late Tuesday to avoid a government shutdown, but debate regarding the state transportation revenue package continued after midnight.

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  16. Legislative all-nighter: 'Nasty things slip through'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Vehicles remain parked outside the Legislative Building just after midnight, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as Tuesday's legislative session continued into the night. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the two-year state operating budget late Tuesday to avoid a government shutdown, but debate regarding the state transportation revenue package continued after midnight.

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  17. Legislature passes $16.1 billion transportation revenue billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Seattle Times

    Vehicles remain parked outside the Legislative Building just after midnight, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as Tuesday's legislative session continued into the night. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the two-year state operating budget late Tuesday to avoid a government shutdown, but debate regarding the state transportation revenue package continued after midnight.

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  18. Governor signs pot reform bill to ease zoning restrictions, streamline taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Capitol Hill Blog

    ... drive-throughs, and vending machines are all explicitly banned in the bill. Marijuana reform was a major issue in Olympia this year as lawmakers attempted to reconcile the highly taxed and regulated recreational system with the much less regulated ...

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  19. Cougar Burleigh's Family Gets JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Willamette Week

    ... in a confrontation. Amity Girt, Multnomah County deputy district attorney, says Burleigh, who was visiting from Olympia, Wash., had been talking with people outside the Portland Rescue Mission when Browne punched him, causing Burleigh to fall and ...

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  20. New state budget to spend $2.9 billion more on public schools; 19%...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Washington Policy Center

    Yesterday, after 165 days of discussion and negotiation, lawmakers in Olympia reached agreement on a state budget for 2015-17. The new budget will increase spending on K-12 public schools from the current $15.26 billion to $18.15 billion, an increase of 19%.

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