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WA Lege Day 59: Special session likely

OLYMPIA -- A special session is being discussed as a foregone conclusion today, and Republican leaders are blaming disorganization by the Democrats as the key reason.While Democratic leaders are trying to find common ground in the different tax packages approveld by the House and Senate,…

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WA Lege Day 59: Tick, tick, tick

OLYMPIA -- Two days left in the session, and there are still some significant differences to resolve over budget, and a policy issue or two.Gov. Chris Gregoire signaled Tuesday that she's bracing for a special session, saying it's more important to get things done right…

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SUNDAY, AUG. 9, 2009

Cooking the books, city election style 

Whether they realize it or not, the Spokane City Council is asking to cook the books on the Community Bill of Rights charter amendment and skew the results of the November vote. They’re using a strategy campaigns sometimes use to get the result they want.…

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2009

Jim Camden
Jim Camden joined The Spokesman-Review in 1981 and retired in 2021. He is currently the political and state government correspondent covering Washington state.

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