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Spin Control archive for May 30, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

Baumgartner bill: Check routes of oversized loads 

OLYMPIA -- The state Department of Transportation shouldn't let trucks with oversized loads on routes where the bridges are too small, state Sen. Mike Baumgartner said Thursday. The Spokane Republican introduced a bill that would require the DOT to better label the height of state…

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Spec Sess Day 18: House back. Maybe voting?

OLYMPIA -- The House of Representatives returns to the floor this morning, with members expecting to vote on a bill involving the state's estate tax. After a work schedule that might charitably be described as light, that may seem a heavy lift, considering the bill…

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