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  1. Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Automotive News

    ... self-driving software has already been tested in over 1.4 million miles of autonomous driving. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee praised the testing. "We're looking forward to seeing the cars on the road and understanding more about how self-driving cars ...

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  2. Washington state prison head resigns after admitting thousands of...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    The head of Washington state's prison system resigned on Saturday six weeks after his agency said thousands of inmates may have been mistakenly freed early from state custody since 2002, including two men blamed for deaths when they should have been behind bars. In a resignation letter to Governor Jay Inslee on Saturday, Dan Pacholke defended his three-month tenure as Department of Corrections Secretary and praised his staff's efforts to fix errors that have been blamed on recent deaths.

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  3. State Senate votes to oust transportation secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    The state Senate has rejected the gubernatorial appointment of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, ousting her from the job she has held since shortly after Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2012. The rare move was taken by the Senate on Friday as majority Republicans and a Democrat who caucuses with them voted 25-21 to not confirm her appointment.

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  4. Civic Agenda: State funding crucial for waterfront cleanupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bellingham Herald

    ... our contaminated sites, we need support from the state of Washington to do it. This is why we are supporting Gov. Jay Inslee's budget proposal to issue $25.5 million in bonds to clean up contaminated sites. We're asking residents and businesses to ...

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  5. Millions more needed after clunky rollout for Washington community college software systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Olympian

    ... have been some pretty significant glitches beyond what they expected," said Jaime Smith, a spokeswoman for Gov. Jay Inslee. "It has been an incredibly bumpy start." Because the new system is financed by student fees, it has had no legislative ...

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  6. Head of WA Dept. of Corrections ResignsRead the original story

    Saturday | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... of thousands of Washington prisoners. Corrections Secretary Dan Pacholke said in his resignation letter to Gov. Jay Inslee that he hoped that his resignation would satisfy "the politicians who would use this tragic event for their political ...

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  7. 'These doors stay open' - Sat, 06 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    Slightly less than six months after the Pullman Planned Parenthood building was set on fire, the organization was once again offering services out of its longtime home this past week. The organization held an open house event Friday that was attended by Planned Parenthood officials and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Slightly less than six months after the Pullman Planned Parenthood building was set on fire, the organization was once again offering services out of its longtime home this past week.

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  8. Washington state's prison chief resigns over botched inmate releaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The head of Washington state's prison system resigned on Saturday six weeks after his agency said thousands of inmates may have been mistakenly freed early from state custody since 2002, including two men blamed for deaths when they should have been behind bars. In a resignation letter to Governor Jay Inslee on Saturday, Dan Pacholke defended his three-month tenure as Department of Corrections Secretary and praised his staff's efforts to fix errors that have been blamed on recent deaths.

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  9. Corrections secretary resigns amid early release controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... legislative session at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, Pacholke resigned, telling Gov. Jay Inslee that he hoped his departure would satisfy some politicians' "need for blood." less FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, ...

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  10. Washington corrections secretary quits in wake of release errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    One day after Republican senators sacked a senior member of Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee's administration, the embattled leader of the state Department of Corrections is quitting. Dan Pacholke submitted his resignation Saturday morning telling the governor and a Republican critic he hoped it would end GOP senators' "shaming and blaming" of agency workers for the mistakes that led to the early release of hundreds of convicted criminals since 2002.

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  11. Palumbo favored for Somersa former Snohomish Co. Council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... of the remaining four council members can't line up behind a candidate by that time, the choice would go to Gov. Jay Inslee, a Dunshee ally. But the Democrat from Snohomish likened the party vote to a primary election. Dunshee said he's trailed in ...

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  12. Corrections secretary resigns amid controversy over early releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    In this Dec. 22, 2015, file photo, State Department of Corrections director Dan Pacholke speaks during a news conference regarding errors involving sentencing in Olympia, Wash. On Saturday, Pacholke resigned, telling Gov. Jay Inslee that he hoped his departure would satisfy some politiciansA' A'need for blood.A' Department of Corrections Secretary Dan Pacholke resigned Saturday amidst controversy over a software glitch that led to the early release of 3,200 inmates.

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  13. Senate Republicans trip all over themselves trying to explain Lynn Peterson's ousterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Progressive Institute

    ... also told the Associated Press that he " Schoesler may really regret his "remark" in the weeks to come. Governor Jay Inslee made it plain that Schoesler's slander against Peterson infuriated him. It appears Schoesler has poisoned his working ...

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  14. WA Senate Ousts Transportation SecretaryRead the original story

    Saturday | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    The state Senate has rejected the gubernatorial appointment of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, ousting her from the job she has held since shortly after Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2012. The rare move was taken by the Senate Friday, with majority Republicans and a Democrat who caucuses with them voting 25-21 to remove Peterson.

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  15. Senate sacks WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson The head of the Washington ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... project and the as-of-yet ineffective I-405 high-occupancy toll lanes. Though Peterson was appointed by Governor Jay Inslee in 2013, his appointments are subject to confirmation by the state senate. Peterson could have served indefinitely without a ...

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  16. ARRAY(0x1125f144)Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | HeraldNet

    Republican senators delivered a stunning political blow to Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday by voting to fire Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson . In a rarely used maneuver, 24 Republicans and one Democrat voted to not confirm Peterson whose management they blamed for festering problems with several projects, including the I-405 express toll lanes and a new tunnel in Seattle.

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  17. News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Saturday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The state Senate has rejected the gubernatorial appointment of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, ousting her from the job she has held since shortly after Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2012. The rare move was taken by the Senate yesterday, with majority Republicans and a Democrat who caucuses with them voting 25-21 to remove Peterson.

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  18. Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Automotive News

    ... self-driving software has already been tested in over 1.4 million miles of autonomous driving. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee praised the testing. "We're looking forward to seeing the cars on the road and understanding more about how self-driving cars ...

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  19. The Washington Voting Rights Act passes House: Will Senate everRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, flanked by students, signs the 2014 DREAM Act, expanding state financial aid to include undocumented students. State Senate Republicans buried the legislation, only to suddenly back it and pass it.

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  20. State Senate votes out WSDOT directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Bothell Reporter

    The Washington State Senate voted today not to confirm Lynn Peterson at the head of the Washington State Department of Transportation only three years after she was appointed to the position by Gov. Jay Inslee. In a press release from Republican-controlled state Senate Majority Coalition Caucus cited concerns over alleged mismanagement dealing with the Seattle tunnel project, 'ineffective' Interstate 405 toll lanes, the loss of two ferries, among other concerns.

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