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News >  Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee visits Crosswalk shelter in Spokane on Friday to acknowledge successes, needs to address youth homelessness

UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2023

"It looks to me like you've really got an alliance of multiple organizations," Inslee said, speaking to young people staying at the shelter as well as representatives from Volunteers for America, the nonprofit that runs Crosswalk, the Spokane Youth Advisory Committee, A Way Home Washington, Better Health Together and other groups working to eliminate youth homelessness. "I'm glad we were successful in the Legislature to promote the growth of them." 
News >  Pacific NW

Early WA governor’s race skirmish? Campaign finance loophole scrutinized

UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2023

Apr. 28—Washington's campaign-finance watchdog is eyeing whether to close a loophole that could give Attorney General Bob Ferguson a big campaign cash advantage if he runs for governor next year. In what amounts to an early 2024 gubernatorial race skirmish, Ferguson's potential rival, state lands commissioner Hilary Franz, is backing the loophole's closure as a great idea. The debate revolves ...

News >  Pacific NW

Washington bills on breaching studies, wildfire policy on Inslee’s desk, waiting for decision

UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2023

Apr. 27—A pair of bills to fund studies that could help advance efforts to breach four dams on the lower Snake River await Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's signature. Inslee requested money to study how to replace the irrigation, freight transportation and electric power generation made possible by the dams. The ask is connected to the report released by Inslee and Sen. Patty Murray last year in ...

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