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Spin Control archive for Feb. 2, 2012

THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2012

Fund ed first, House Republicans say 

OLYMPIA – House Republicans, who say they are fed up with the slow pace of budgeting process in a session where that was supposed to be the main thing the Legislature tackled, argued Thursday for a new approach. The state should set aside what it…

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Oil barrel fee not likely, key Democrats say

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Chris Gregoire's proposal to place a $1.50 per barrel fee on oil refined in Washington state appears close to dead. Two key Senate Democrats said as much today in separate settings. Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, D-Camano Island, chairwoman of the Senate Transportation…

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