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Spin Control archive for Jan. 10, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012

OLYMPIA -- Republican leaders respond to Gov. Chris Gregoire's State of the State address. From left: 
Rep. Charles Ross, Naches; Rep. Gary Alexander, Olympia; Rep. Richard DeBolt, Chehalis; Sen. Mike Hewitt, Walla Walla; Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Wenatchee; Sen. Joe Zarelli, Ridgefield.
 (Jim Camden)

State of State: GOP skeptical on oil fee

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Chris Gregoire's proposal to place a $1.50 per barrel fee on oil produced in Washington state got a cold reception from Republican leaders. Speaking at a press conference after the State of the State address and Republican response, House Minority Leader Richard…

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State of State: Education reform

OLYMPIA -- Ask the universities to innovate and partner with low-performing schools, Gov. Chris Gregoire urged the Legislature. "All of our students, not just tghose who can afford itg, must have more skills and knowledge to compete in this century," she said. "When we ask…

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State of WA at 10:30 a.m.

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Chris Gregoire will deliver her state of the state address to a joint session of the Legislature at 10:30 a.m. So let's see, is it technicallly the State of the State address, the State of Washington State addres, the State of the…

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Stuckart rearranges chairs, agendas

New Spokane City Council President may have lost an automatic seat on the Spokane Airport Board on Monday, but he still has the power to create a seating chart. And he exercised that right by shuffling the seats on the dais that already were reshuffled…

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