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Inslee to unveil plan to keep Boeing 777X construction in our state
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Gov. Inslee Announces ‘Special Package’ to Keep Boeing 777X Production in Washington

Inslee has called a special session of the Washington state legislature. Starting Thursday, Nov. 7, lawmakers will approve or reject Inslee's package of tax incentives and exemptions to entice Boeing to keep its production of 777X aircraft and composite wings

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Yakima voters pass two-thirds council vote requirement for tax increases.
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Yakima Voters Approve Measure Requiring Two-Thirds Council Majority Vote for Tax Increases

Yakima's Proposition 1 passed by nearly a 70% margin!

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Inslee named to Obama climate change committee
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Gov. Inslee Named to Obama’s Task Force on Climate Change

It comes as little surprise to Washingtonians that the Obama administration announced Friday Gov. Jay Inslee has been named to the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.

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Controversial renewable energy plan signed
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Gov. Inslee, CA, OR, Canadian Leaders Sign Off on Controversial Climate Change Plan

The plan looks like a photocopy of Obama's failed 2008 green jobs initiative.

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Pacific Coast Governors + Canada Set to Unveil New Climate Policy Monday

The leaders of California, Oregon and British Columbia are on the same page as Gov. Jay Inslee regarding climate change. They've formed the Pacific Coast Collaborative to create policies in ways that might affect your taxes, what you drive and possibly your job.

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Seattle city government pushing $15 minimum wage
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Owners Say Many WA Small Businesses Would be Hurt by $15 Minimum Wage

Recent comments from a number of small business owners reinforce what most Americans realized years ago.

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Grocery Workers Say They’ll Strike in Western Washington — Partly Over Obamacare

Some 21,000 workers could walk out of work Monday at 7 p.m.

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5 Active Ways to Deal With a Lazy Co-Worker

Life at work can be difficult enough without having to deal with a coworker who isn't pulling his weight. This person can do a lot of damage to workplace morale, not to mention the team's overall success. You don’t have to just suffer in silence, though. There are ways you can deal with a lazy co-worker, and none of them involve you running screaming from the building.

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Inslee now suggesting a carbon tax or cap-and-trade for businesses
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Inslee Wants Cap-and-Trade in Washington State

Following the Washington State Climate Legislative Executive Workshop, Gov. Jay Inslee is suggesting Washington implement its own cap-and-trade program.

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Richland Wendy’s Restaurant Re-Opens Tuesday

A fryer fire closed the Richland Wendy's restaurant on Friday. It will reopen on Tuesday.

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