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Eye On Olympia archive for March 4, 2008


GOP road plan DOA...

In a proposal that House Transportation Committee chairwoman Judy Clibborn said was "dead on arrival," House Republicans today rolled out a proposal that they said would free up $6 billion over the coming decade.If they were in charge, GOP lawmakers said, they would then steer…

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Domestic partnerships bill headed to governor's desk...

A year after launching domestic partnerships for same-sex couples (and senior citizen heterosexual couples), the state Senate this afternoon voted 29-20 to broaden the rights and responsibilities for such couples. Sen. Ed Murray, D-Seattle, called House Bill 3104 "an important step in giving financial equality…

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