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  • WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2015

    Inslee urges new taxes in state of the state address

    OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday repeated calls for some new taxes, including one on carbon pollution to secure “a birthright to a healthy Washington.” Republican leaders countered that …

  • WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014

    Jay Inslee mentions taxes, education in State of the State address

    OLYMPIA – Washington should raise its minimum wage, spend more on schools and highways, raise teacher salaries and do something about climate change, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday. “We have …

  • WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013

    Gregoire offers parting words

    OLYMPIA – In her last speech to a Legislature with which she sometimes fought, Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire said they accomplished much over the last eight years, but still have …

  • WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2012

    Gregoire proposes oil fee

    OLYMPIA – Washington’s roads, bridges and ferries need billions of dollars in maintenance that the state doesn’t have, Gov. Chris Gregoire said. To help fix that, she wants the Legislature …



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