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Spin Control archive for March 2016

TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016




OLYMPIA -- Senate Republicans keep track of the vote on the supplemental budget, which eventually passed 27-17. Sen. Mark Schoesler, sitting at the desk, is surrounded by Sens. Mike Hewett, John Braun, Andy Hill and Steve O'Ban (left to right) (Jim Camden/The Spokesman-Review)

Legislature passes budget

OLYMPIA – Washington lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to a compromise budget that makes incremental changes to programs that could ease problems in mental health, a teacher shortage and homelessness.

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MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016



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FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016


THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016

Demoted corrections official says he was 'scapegoated'

A Department of Corrections official insisted an investigation into the computer mistakes that led to the early release of more than 3,000 inmates made him a scapegoat. But David Dunnington said he agreed with the conclusion that systemic failures led to continued delays of what should have been a top priority for the department.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016

Supremes question constitutionality of I-1366 

Last year’s initiative that told legislators to pass a constitutional amendment or face a cut in the sales tax presents several thorny questions for the Washington Supreme Court. Tuesday they posed those questions to attorneys representing the people who want to save Initiative 1366, and those who want it thrown out.

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