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The Seattle Times
Big money fuels Eastside race, with control of Washington state Senate at stakeheld the Senate by a single vote — and sometimes used that leverage to outmaneu
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 hours ago
held the Senate by a single vote — and sometimes used that leverage to outmaneuver the Democratic-controlled House and Gov. Jay Inslee. Democratic lawmakers and Inslee, meanwhile, have watched the GOP block other big-ticket priorities, like making... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
AWB quick to criticize Legislature after budget talks crumblein the central Puget Sound region, is not a top priority, and that’s unfortunat
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted yesterday
in the central Puget Sound region, is not a top priority, and that’s unfortunate. After the special session ended, Gov. Jay Inslee criticized Republicans for using the Hirst water rights decision as leverage during the now-crumbled budget talks.... Read more
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The Columbian
Distracted-driving law takes effect SundayThe law is older than the newest technology and was aimed at phones being held
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
The law is older than the newest technology and was aimed at phones being held to the ear. The new law, signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 16, was broadened to describe more toys and behaviors that aren’t allowed behind the wheel. It includes... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Legislature needs to fix capital budget fiasco — soonby a governor’s veto — must be fixed. The capital budgetmust be approved — and
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
by a governor’s veto — must be fixed. The capital budgetmust be approved — and soon — even though that will require Gov. Jay Inslee to call a record fourth special overtime session. The third overtime session ended with a whimper because the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Budget failure leaves Washington forests in jeopardy, DNR sayscounties temporarily halted certain rural development, while others changed cri
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
counties temporarily halted certain rural development, while others changed criteria for obtaining building permits. Gov. Jay Inslee said he would not call lawmakers back for another overtime session unless they have a firm plan that will lead to... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
New distracted driving law coming Sundaywhile driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
while driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal under the new law. It’s a move Governor Jay Inslee said will save lives. “Put the cell phones down. Preserve life,” said Inslee, D-Washington, during an event on... Read more
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The Columbian
DNR: Budget failure leaves Washington forests in jeopardycounties temporarily halted certain rural development, while others changed cri
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
counties temporarily halted certain rural development, while others changed criteria for obtaining building permits. Gov. Jay Inslee said he would not call lawmakers back for another overtime session unless they have a firm plan that will lead to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Blame flies as Washington Legislature adjourns 3rd special sessionhave the resources to do hydrological studies required under the ruling. Sever
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
have the resources to do hydrological studies required under the ruling. Several tribes across the state have urged Gov. Jay Inslee to oppose efforts to overturn the court decision and reject proposals that don’t protect tribal treaty rights.... Read more
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The Columbian
Legislature overview: Clark County made strides in Olympiathe bill,” Wylie said. “We will only succeed if we can hold people’s attention.
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
the bill,” Wylie said. “We will only succeed if we can hold people’s attention.” Although the bill was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this spring, the process it outlines begins as soon as later this summer. The bill carves out $350,000... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Legislature adjourns without capital budgetHouse Democrats, followed by the other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
House Democrats, followed by the other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind to officially gavel out. 7:45 p.m. Gov. Jay Inslee expressed disappointment that lawmakers let the clock run out on their third overtime session without reaching an... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
New 'E-DUI' law cracks down on driving under influence of phoneswhile impaired, while drunk. It is equally and more dangerous to drive while yo
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
while impaired, while drunk. It is equally and more dangerous to drive while you are distracted,” said Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Starting Sunday, Washington State police officers can stop and ticket drivers just for holding an electronic... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Washington lawmakers adjourn special session, fail to pass capital budgetHouse Democrats, followed by the other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
House Democrats, followed by the other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind to officially gavel out. 7:45 p.m. Gov. Jay Inslee expressed disappointment that lawmakers let the clock run out on their third overtime session without reaching an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Washington state Legislature adjourns without capital budgetfirst by the House Democrats, followed by other caucuses. A few lawmakers stay
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
first by the House Democrats, followed by other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind to officially gavel out. Gov. Jay Inslee expressed disappointment but said he hoped “calmer minds may prevail” in coming weeks that would lead to an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Washington legislature adjourns without capital budgetHouse Democrats, followed by the other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
House Democrats, followed by the other caucuses. A few lawmakers stayed behind to officially gavel out. 7:45 p.m. Gov. Jay Inslee expressed disappointment that lawmakers let the clock run out on their third overtime session without reaching an... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
New 'E-DUI' law cracks down on driving under influence of phoneswhile impaired, while drunk. It is equally and more dangerous to drive while yo
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
while impaired, while drunk. It is equally and more dangerous to drive while you are distracted,” said Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Starting Sunday, Washington State police officers can stop and ticket drivers just for holding an electronic... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Washington lawmakers can't even agree to adjournSenate to either pass the capital budget or adjourn, and that they won't vote o
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Senate to either pass the capital budget or adjourn, and that they won't vote on a bill that is not agreed to. Gov. Jay Inslee said he would only call the Legislature back town for another session if they reach a deal that allows a vote on... Read more
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The Columbian
Washington Legislature letting clock run out on sessionto force a vote, the Democrats have refused to take to the floor and would inst
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
to force a vote, the Democrats have refused to take to the floor and would instead wait for the clock to run out. Gov. Jay Inslee has previously said he would only call the Legislature back to town for another session if they reach a deal that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Washington Legislature letting clock run out on sessionto force a vote, the Democrats have refused to take to the floor and would inst
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
to force a vote, the Democrats have refused to take to the floor and would instead wait for the clock to run out. Gov. Jay Inslee has previously said he would only call the Legislature back to town for another session if they reach a deal that... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Washington Legislature can’t even agree to adjournSenate to either pass the capital budget or adjourn, and that they won’t vote o
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Senate to either pass the capital budget or adjourn, and that they won’t vote on a bill that is not agreed to. Gov. Jay Inslee said he would only call the Legislature back town for another session if they reach a deal that allows a vote on... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Washington lawmakers hit impasse on water rights negotiationsleaders said Wednesday that they planned to adjourn Thursday, the last day of t
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
leaders said Wednesday that they planned to adjourn Thursday, the last day of the most recent special session. Gov. Jay Inslee has already said he wouldn't call them back for a fourth consecutive special session and would only call them back... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Gov. Inslee calls lawmakers back for third special sessionGov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday called lawmakers back for a third special session,
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday called lawmakers back for a third special session, saying that "the clock is running out" before Washington state faces a partial government shutdown. The new overtime session started moments after lawmakers adjourned... Read more
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Crosscut
In a changing Eastside, who will control the state Senate?on a one-vote margin. And Republicans’ control of the Senate has allowed them t
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
on a one-vote margin. And Republicans’ control of the Senate has allowed them to bargain as equals with Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on the budget and major state legislation. In the Aug. 1... Read more
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Crosscut
No deal on well drilling, so no deal on capital budgetprepared to end its third special session of the year on Thursday. Unless there
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
prepared to end its third special session of the year on Thursday. Unless there’s some last-minute reversal or Gov. Jay Inslee calls a new session, perhaps later in the year, projects may be put on long-term hold or only have partial... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Lawmakers hit impasse on water rights negotiationsleaders said Wednesday that they planned to adjourn Thursday, the last day of t
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
leaders said Wednesday that they planned to adjourn Thursday, the last day of the most recent special session. Gov. Jay Inslee has already said he wouldn't call them back for a fourth consecutive special session and would only call them back... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
With adjournment looming, lawmakers still haven’t passed capital budget to pay for construction projectsday of the most recent special session, though some negotiators would continue
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
day of the most recent special session, though some negotiators would continue their work next week on the issue. Gov. Jay Inslee has already said he wouldn’t call the Legislature back for a fourth consecutive special session and would only... Read more
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The Columbian
Lawmakers hit impasse on water rights negotiationslast day of the most recent special session, though some negotiators would cont
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
last day of the most recent special session, though some negotiators would continue their work next week on the issue. Gov. Jay Inslee has already said he wouldn’t call the Legislature back for a fourth consecutive special session and would only... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lawmakers hit impasse on water rights negotiationslast day of the most recent special session, though some negotiators would cont
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
last day of the most recent special session, though some negotiators would continue their work next week on the issue. Gov. Jay Inslee has already said he wouldn't call the Legislature back for a fourth consecutive special session and would only... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Owner of drug treatment chain charged with unprofessional conductFarmer who owns A Change Counseling and A Fresh Beginning in Spanaway is appeal
KING5 Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
Farmer who owns A Change Counseling and A Fresh Beginning in Spanaway is appealing his charge. Earlier this year, Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5705 into law. It followed KING 5’s stories showing that the Washington agency that regulates... Read more
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Island Packet
What’s more dangerous than a drunk driver? You, on your phone, says one governorFrom the steps of the Capitol Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee had a warning for all the
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
From the steps of the Capitol Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee had a warning for all the drivers trying to sneak in one last text. “When you are driving while you are on a cellphone, you are more dangerous to yourself and everyone else on the road than a... Read more
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The Columbian
Ensure Change is EffectiveDepartment of Children, Youth and Families, which was passed by the Legislature
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Department of Children, Youth and Families, which was passed by the Legislature and recently signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. The law combines already existing departments to create a cabinet-level position, and as the state reconfigures... Read more
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The Columbian
Inslee visits Ridgefield, glimpses its futureRIDGEFIELD — The blaring train horn wasn’t a planned part of the presentation f
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
RIDGEFIELD — The blaring train horn wasn’t a planned part of the presentation for Gov. Jay Inslee, but Ridgefield City Manager Steve Stuart welcomed the distraction. “You can see why we need the overpass now,” he said to Inslee at the Ridgefield... Read more
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The Columbian
Gov. Inslee, local families discuss Medicaidtwo, not having a daughter.” The Peiffers were one of three Southwest Washingt
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
two, not having a daughter.” The Peiffers were one of three Southwest Washington families to share their stories with Gov. Jay Inslee during a roundtable discussion about Medicaid at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. The governor met with the... Read more
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The Columbian
Ferguson champions consumer protectionpacked the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Tuesday and drew the attention of sta
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
packed the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Tuesday and drew the attention of state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Gov. Jay Inslee. On the docket: consumer protection and labor unions. Ferguson spoke first at an event held by the retirement... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New distracted driving law coming Sunday in Washingtonwhile driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
while driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal under the new law. It’s a move Governor Jay Inslee said will save lives. “Put the cell phones down. Preserve life,” said Inslee, D-Washington, during an event on... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Washington's 'E-DUI' law targets distracted driverswhile driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
while driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal under the new law. It’s a move Governor Jay Inslee said will save lives. “Put the cell phones down. Preserve life,” said Inslee, D-Washington, during an event on... Read more
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FOX News
Washington state enacts new 'E-DUI' law for driving under the influence of phonesWashington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, holds a cell phone as he speaks during a pre
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, holds a cell phone as he speaks during a press event at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., to raise awareness of Washington state's new law prohibiting the use of nearly all phones and mobile devices while driving. (AP... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
New distracted driving law coming Sundaywhile driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
while driving. Even checking your texts during a stop at light becomes illegal under the new law. It’s a move Governor Jay Inslee said will save lives. “Put the cell phones down. Preserve life,” said Inslee, D-Washington, during an event on... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Distracted driving law goes into effect on Sunday; first offense costs $136light. Deaths from distracted driving went up by 32% from 2014 to 2015. “Put
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
light. Deaths from distracted driving went up by 32% from 2014 to 2015. “Put the cell phones down, preserve life,” Gov. Jay Inslee said on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia. Tina Meyer, whose son Cody was killed in May 2015 by a driver on a... Read more
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The Columbian
Keep Your Eyes on the Roadconcentrate on the road ahead instead of something else in the car,” Rivers sai
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
concentrate on the road ahead instead of something else in the car,” Rivers said when the bill was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. “I’ll bet most people who drive our highways have witnessed the kind of risky behavior this bill is meant to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Keep a close eye on new state agency for children, familiesThe Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee took a promising step toward improving the
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
The Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee took a promising step toward improving the lives of children by forming the new Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families. The bipartisan plan — shepherded by Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, and Sen. Steve... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Washington joins compact to support cybersecurity effortscall for increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity, and we’ve been on the leadin
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
call for increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity, and we’ve been on the leading edge of this effort for years,” Gov. Jay Inslee said. “We have a dedicated cybersecurity office that defends against hundreds of attacks a year, we’ve engaged... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Podcast: What does Seattle’s Mexican consul think about Trump, trade and immigration?of the criticism of NAFTA. “Millions of jobs in the U.S. depend directly on tra
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
of the criticism of NAFTA. “Millions of jobs in the U.S. depend directly on trade with Mexico,” he says. That’s why Gov. Jay Inslee and Mayor Ed Murray have been on trade missions there in recent months. Dondisch also explains Mexico’s views on... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Gov. Inslee moves forward with self-driving car initiativeSEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee is moving forward with his pledge to bring self-drivi
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee is moving forward with his pledge to bring self-driving cars to Washington. On Wednesday, his office welcomed a Torc Robotics vehicle to Seattle, marking the first certified autonomous vehicle pilot test in the state since... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Work on new Burke Museum may halt as state capital budget gets caught up in politicsof new domestic wells in certain rural areas when they may harm water rights.
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
of new domestic wells in certain rural areas when they may harm water rights. Some Republicans also are angry that Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a big tax break for manufacturers in the regular budget, and say they won’t approve a capital budget unless... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Cantwell: Hanford Reach National Monument to retain protected statusthat Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told her that Hanford Reach would maintain i
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told her that Hanford Reach would maintain its protected status. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement the decision was welcome news but unconscionable that the debate even had to happen. Hanford... Read more
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FOX News
Lockdown lifted at Washington state Capitolthe state Department of Enterprise has initiated a campus-wide lockdown. Autho
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
the state Department of Enterprise has initiated a campus-wide lockdown. Authorities are telling people to remain in buildings. They're also asking the public not to come to campus. Moore says Gov. Jay Inslee and first lady Trudi Inslee are... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Washington state Capitol lockdown is liftedas a precaution, Moore said. Earlier Wednesday, people were advised to remain
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
as a precaution, Moore said. Earlier Wednesday, people were advised to remain indoors, an official with the office of Gov. Jay Inslee told CNN. "All of our buildings are on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter two blocks away from our... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Washington state Capitol lockdown is liftedas a precaution, Moore said. Earlier Wednesday, people were advised to remain
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
as a precaution, Moore said. Earlier Wednesday, people were advised to remain indoors, an official with the office of Gov. Jay Inslee told CNN. "All of our buildings are on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter two blocks away from our... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Washington state Capitol lockdown is liftedas a precaution, Moore said. Earlier Wednesday, people were advised to remain
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
as a precaution, Moore said. Earlier Wednesday, people were advised to remain indoors, an official with the office of Gov. Jay Inslee told CNN. "All of our buildings are on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter two blocks away from our... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Lockdown lifted at Washington state Capitolof Enterprise has initiated a campus-wide lockdown. Authorities are telling pe
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 days ago
of Enterprise has initiated a campus-wide lockdown. Authorities are telling people to remain in buildings. They're also asking the public not to come to campus. Moore says Gov. Jay Inslee and first lady Trudi Inslee are safe.Other Natio... Read more
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