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House Transportation Leaders Propose $10 Billion Funding Package

State house transportation leaders propose a roads and transit funding package that includes a 10-cent gas tax, new local options, and an increased hazardous substance tax.

02/20/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

It's Time to Invest in Washington's Home Care Workers

Two home care workers explain why it's time for the state to invest in our nationally recognized home care system.

02/19/2013 By Sherry Hunter and Pamla McCarthy

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Pictures of the Day

Activists, calling for revenue, descend on Olympia.

02/18/2013 By Josh Feit

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Legislative Preview: Week Six, Policy Cutoff Week

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

02/18/2013 By Niki Reading

Opinion

Capital Newsmaker, Week Five: Gov. Jay Inslee

Every week of the 2013 legislative session, Niki Reading picks the lawmaker who's at the center of the action.

02/15/2013 By Niki Reading

The C Is For Crank

GOP Leader Says Reproductive Rights, Guns Are Minor Issues. So What Does He Consider Major Issues?

GOP senate leader Mark Schoesler says reproductive rights and gun-control bills should take a back seat this session to weightier economic issues. The C Is for Crank takes a look at some of his other priorities.

02/15/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Dope, Dancing, and Divorce

Our daily roundup.

02/14/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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Afternoon Fizz: Reproductive Parity Act Reintroduced

Third time's the charm? State senators re-introduce Reproductive Parity Act.

02/14/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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Legislative Session: Week Five Preview

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

02/11/2013 By Niki Reading

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McCleary in Theory

Education advocates and Democrats shoot down GOP's banner idea to fund education first.

02/08/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend

Afternoon Jolt

Transportation Jolt: Tunnel "Wake-Up Call"

The day's winners and losers.

02/07/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Slashing Wages and Selling Papers

Our daily roundup.

02/06/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Report: State Needs New Revenue to Backfill $2.3 Billion Shortfall

A new report from the lefty Washington State Budget and Policy Center suggests new revenues to pay for an estimated $2.3 billion state funding shortfall.

02/06/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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Legislative Session: Week 4 Preview

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

02/04/2013 By Niki Reading

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Capitol Newsmaker, Week 3: Jamie Pedersen

Every Week of the 2013 Legislative Session, Niki Reading picks the lawmaker who's at the center of the action.

02/01/2013 By Niki Reading

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Washington State Ranked Most Regressive in Country

We already know poor people in Washington get a bad deal on taxes compared to rich people here. Now comes the news that Washington's poor are even worse off than poor people in other states.

01/31/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend