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Spin Control archive for Feb. 2015

SATURDAY, FEB. 28, 2015

FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 2015

THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 2015

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2015

TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 2015

SATURDAY, FEB. 21, 2015

Sunday Spin: Some bills on life-support 

OLYMPIA – Friday was a cut-off day for the Legislature. That’s not to say the weather has been so good that we can shed our raincoats and don jeans that have been shortened by scissors. Rather it is a term for deadlines the Legislature imposes on itself to pare down the hundreds of bills that get introduced.

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FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 2015

WALeg Day 40: Selling body parts would be a felony. . .  

OLYMPIA – Selling or displaying human remains for commercial purposes would be illegal under a bill approved Friday by a House committee – except if it’s being done for educational reasons or by a museum. The Public Safety Committee was told this week sales of skulls and other body parts on the Internet is increasing "for some macabre reason."

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WALeg Day 40: Short day on deadline 

OLYMPIA -- Today is the last day for policy bills to get out of their first committee, but almost all that are getting out have already got out. The House has a smattering of committee meetings this morning. The Senate is absent with leave. Along with being the first cut-off day, it is, after all, Friday...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 19, 2015

Stuckart, Allen, Romero and Me on Public TV 

Last week, I helped lead the discussion on KSPS-TV's "Talk to City Hall," where Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart, Councilman Mike Allen and utilities chief, Rick Romero, talked about all kinds of stuff. The live, call-in show covered topics ranging from this year's elections,…

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2015

TUESDAY, FEB. 17, 2015

WSU med school bills hit detour 

OLYMPIA -- Bills that would give Washington State University the authority to start a medical school in Spokane, which last week seemed on the fast track, have hit a legislative detour. Budget committees in each house will hold hearings on the costs of a proposed medical school before floor votes are allowed.

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