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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:48 a.m.

Inslee task force would study possible dam breaching to help salmon, orcas

A task force to study possible removal of the Snake River dams could generate outsized controversy in Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 5:15 p.m.

Washington state House votes to extend schools’ taxing authority

House agrees to extend school districts extra taxing authority for one year.

Comparing teacher pay takes time, but lawmakers told patience running out

Determining how much teachers should be paid is a complicated task, consultants tell lawmakers.

Spin Control: Fight over public school funding isn’t taking summer off

School’s almost out but the argument over proper funding for public education is unlikely to take a vacation based on recent court filings.

Washington Senate agrees to task force to seek public school fix

The Senate approved a bill to set up a task force that would come up with a plan next year to meet court mandated obligations to public schools.

Tykes to get new trikes, thanks to governor giving away raise

The children in Jennifer Gonzalez’s preschool class at Windsor Elementary next fall probably won’t care, but they will owe their new tricycles in large part to a citizens commission that …

Parties offer dueling education plans at 11th hour

OLYMPIA – Democrats and Republicans unveiled different plans Wednesday to pump more state money into public schools just as the Legislature is supposed to be wrapping up this year’s session. …