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Jim Camden

Jim Camden

Jim Camden is the Olympia bureau chief, covering the Legislature and state government. He also is a political columnist and blogger for Spin Control.

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Super-majority for taxes will be on ballot 25 

OLYMPIA -- Voters will get a chance to decide whether they want to try forcing the Legislature into passing a constitutional amendment that would require supermajorities for tax increases, the stat...

Earthquake, tsunami preparation advice offered by Japan

Japan will help Washington state prepare for “the big one” – a possible rupture of a geologic fault along the Pacific Coast that would cause a massive earthquake and tsunami. Gov. Jay Inslee, who i...

Why teacher strikes aren't legal, yet happen anyway 60 

OLYMPIA – Teacher strikes are not legal under Washington law. That doesn’t stop them from happening, although it sometimes stops them from continuing. The problem with that law, say Republican leg...

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Recent Blog Posts

Want a free tree? City has some

The city of Spokane will give away 1,000 trees as part of an effort to reduce stormwater runoff. Want one? Details, links inside.

Teacher strikes are illegal, but. . .

OLYMPIA – Teacher strikers are not legal under Washington law. That doesn’t stop them from happening, although it sometimes stops them from continuing.

Will it be Murray v. Vance in 2016?

Former State GOP Chairman Chris Vance may run for the U.S. Senate next year against Patty Murray, the Seattle Times is reporting.

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