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  1. Governor's cap-and-trade proposal receives House committee supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Kirkland Reporter

    Gov. Jay Inslee's proposal for regulating greenhouse gas emissions has cleared its first of several hurdles in a 6-to-5 party-line vote Feb. 10 in the Democrat-controlled House Environment Committee. House Bill 1314, the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, would establish a statewide cap on carbon emissions, requiring Washington's 130 largest polluters to buy credits in order to continue releasing carbon and other gasses into the atmosphere.

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  2. Field Notes from Olympia: The power of language and the "fear grimace"Read the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crosscut.com

    ... indicating shared backgrounds or affinities; other times they create or underscore social distances. Gov. Jay Inslee is a gifted orator. He has clear diction and speaks in an eloquent manner befitting his office. His dialect, common to the Pacific ...

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  3. Criticism, scrutiny increase in latest fatal shooting by police in Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    ... issued a statement Thursday condemning the shooting of Zambrano-Montes, who was raised in Mexico. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he was monitoring the situation. Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel, whose office was conducting an autopsy on ...

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  4. Senate transportation bill includes $570 million for Snohomish CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | HeraldNet

    A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday released a $15.1 billion transportation package that ends a nearly two-year stalemate in the chamber and a stare down with the governor. The much-anticipated proposal spans 16 years and would raise the money primarily with an 11.7 cent increase in the gas tax, eschewing Gov. Jay Inslee's call for using a new fee on carbon emissions to pay for road improvements.

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  5. Bipartisan agreement sends $15 billion state highway bill to Senate - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... ability to meet court orders on education spending. It does not call for low carbon fuel standards, which Gov. Jay Inslee wants. But it does represent the biggest move toward a comprehensive transportation fix in the Senate, which for two years has ...

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  6. Senate leaders unveil $15 billion transportation plan with 11.7-cent gas tax hike over three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... and King said public hearings would likely start early next week. The plan does not incorporate elements of Gov. Jay Inslee's climate-based proposal, which would have charged polluters under a cap-and-trade program to pay for transportation ...

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  7. Washington needs control over pay for K12 districtsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | District Administration

    ... the long term, which could total hundreds of millions of dollars more than the cost of living increases that Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed.

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  8. Pasco on edge: ‘We don’t want another Ferguson here’Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Seattle Times

    ... the disciplinary measures that could eventually be imposed on the police officers involved in the incident." Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday his staff has been in touch with Pasco officials about the need for a full assessment of the shooting. The ...

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  9. Inslee seeks to curb kids' use of e-cigarettesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Crosscut.com

    And that's one reason why Gov. Jay Inslee and some legislators are pushing bills to tax electronic cigarettes, require retailers to become licensed to sell vaping products, prohibit Internet sales and restrict marketing aimed at youth. Sens. David Frockt, D-Seattle, and Ann Rivers, R-La Center, introduced a Senate bill to control the vaping products.

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  10. WA Gov.: Alarming increase in teens using E CigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KREM-TV Spokane

    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Governor Jay Inslee Thursday released a report that showed Washington's 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigaretres, or WA Gov.: Alarming increase in teens using E Cigs OLYMPIA, Wash.

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  11. Show your support for higher ed | Guest OpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Kent Reporter

    ... In the state of Washington, faculty and professional staff have foregone a salary increase since 2008. Gov. Jay Inslee has requested $28 million in state funding to be provided for compensation increases for faculty and staff, supported by tuition ...

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  12. Parties regroup to battle over student test scores once again | The Petri DishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Kent Reporter

    ... Through much of the 2014 legislative session, Litzow, Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn and Gov. Jay Inslee tried to get lawmakers onboard. But they collided with the statewide teachers union, the Washington Education Association. Its ...

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  13. Poll: big majority for banning nicotine products for those under 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An "epidemic" in use of nicotine vapor products prompted Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Thursday to call for a ban on purchase of nicotine products by all under the age of 21. "The benefits of keeping nicotine out of the hands of teens are obvious: 95 percent of adult smokers start before age 21 and lifelong health complications and cost to both the individual and taxpayer are enormous," said Ferguson. The AG cited a recent New England Journal of Medicine article, which said that smoking contributes to more diseases and causes 60,000 more deaths a year than previously believed.

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  14. Gov. Inslee aims to restrict, regulate electronic cigarettesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | KRON 4

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday he wants the Legislature to regulate electronic cigarettes like tobacco products through taxes, sales requirements and advertising restrictions. Inslee said survey results about Washington teens' use of e-cigarettes - known as "vaping" - support the need to pass legislation now pending in the state Senate and House that would impose new restrictions on the products.

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  15. WALeg Day 32: $15B Senate transportation package starts its engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... ability to meet court orders on education spending. It does not call for low carbon fuel standards, which Gov. Jay Inslee wants. But it does represent the biggest move toward a comprehensive transportation fix in the Senate, which for two years has ...

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  16. +Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Skanner

    ... federal government, which sent out this week's press releases about sign-ups and tax credits. In Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee and the Washington Health Benefit Exchange say customers "must select and pay for a Qualified Health Plan by Feb. 15 at 9:59 ...

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  17. The Petri Dish: Gas taxes, carbon pollution and public transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bremerton Patriot

    Senate Republicans, after two years of avoidance, are putting the final touches on a multibillion-dollar transportation package and could make it public as early as Thursday. It's what Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has politely, pointedly and persistently demanded of GOP lawmakers.

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  18. Voters' demand: Lower class sizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Lake Chelan Mirror

    ... mandate that they must fully fund basic education as defined in the state constitution. Legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee agree that education is and should be the dominant issue before them this session. They do not agree, however, on a means and ...

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  19. WA Lawmakers Pushing Electric Car OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Manufacturing.net

    ... mostly clustered around the Puget Sound region - there are none along Interstate 90 east of Cle Elum - Gov. Jay Inslee and some members of the House and Senate are pushing new laws that would make driving electric cars more convenient, albeit ...

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  20. How far will the state Supreme Court go on McCleary?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Crosscut.com

    ... the court held the Legislature in contempt for being so slow to ante up education funds. Here's a hint: Governor Jay Inslee's proposal to raise education funding $1.3 billion in the next biennium, which he says would comply with McCleary a year ...

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