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Spin Control archive for April 29, 2013

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

Cost of a special session? It depends

OLYMPIA – Before a special session was called Sunday for the Legislature to finish such important tasks as setting the state’s two-year operating budget, legislative leaders and Gov. Jay Inslee seemed to agree on one thing: it would cost taxpayers $11,000 a day. If history…

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WASHINGTON — A change in Pentagon security procedures almost derailed Spokane's most recent formal pitch for new refueling tankers to land at Fairchild Air Force Base. A group of city business and political leaders were in Washington, D.C. last week to meet with lawmakers and…

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