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Eyman-Fagan initiative would eliminate many vehicle license fees, including Spokane’s

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 1:47 p.m.

Washington voters likely will have the chance to eliminate fees that many cities, including Spokane, use to pay for paving and transit projects. With members of a ready-made opposition campaign present, Tim Eyman, along with Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan and his father Jack Fagan, presented the final boxes of signatures for Initiative 976 to the Washington Secretary of State’s Office last week.

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Gov. Inslee proposes major spending boost, new capital gains tax

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Gov. Jay Inslee will ask the Legislature for an extra $9.7 billion in spending in the state’s main budget over the next two years to pay for improvements to public schools and the mental health system, higher teacher and state worker salaries and environmental protections that would help save threatened salmon and Orcas.