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Gov. Inslee proposes major spending boost, new capital gains tax

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Gov. Jay Inslee will ask the Legislature for an extra $9.7 billion in spending in the state’s main budget over the next two years to pay for improvements to public schools and the mental health system, higher teacher and state worker salaries and environmental protections that would help save threatened salmon and Orcas.