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The Washington Ledge: Gregoire Opposes Children's Benefit for Unemployed

Governor Chris Gregoire is opposing a dependent benefit amendment to an unemployment insurance bill offered up by the Washington State Labor Council, for the time being.

01/25/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

Legislators Propose Cost Savings and Efficiency Bills to Revamp State Ferry System

A bipartisan group of legislators proposed bills today that would normalize ferry worker labor contracts and force ferry management to save money, or face privatization.

01/24/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

State House Democrats Set To Raid Hazardous Substance Cleanup Fund

Democratic proposal to raid toxic cleanup fund account is a double whammy for environmentalists.

01/20/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

House Budget Bill Saves Children's Health Care, Disability Lifeline, but Cuts $340 Million. Another $260 Million in Cuts To Go.

New state house ways & means chair, Rep. Ross Hunter, announces new round of cuts. And saves.

01/18/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

State Labor Council Wants More Balanced Approach on Unemployment Insurance Fix

The Washington State Labor Council is launching a campaign to amend Unemployment Insurance legislation to include a child benefit package.

01/13/2011 By Andrew Calkins

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Washington Policy Blog: State Senators Introduce Liquor Privatization Bill

From the ashes of I-1100 and I-1105's, State Senators introduce liquor privatization bill.

01/13/2011 By Andrew Calkins

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PI.com: State Legislators Moving Forward With Campaign Finance Reform

Legislators in Olympia are moving forward with campaign finance reform in response to the the controversial election of Nick Harper and the political consulting group Moxie Media.

01/13/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

"Commonwealth Protection Initiative" Filed To Modify I-1053

The Northwest Progressive Initiatives files "Commonwealth" initiative to strike down I-1053's hold on closing corporate loopholes.

01/10/2011 By Andrew Calkins