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GOP already challenging Gov. Inslee's budget proposals
GOP already challenging Gov. Inslee's budget proposals (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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“Pushback” Already Coming to Gov. Inslee’s Budget Proposal from Legislators

Just a few hours after Gov. Jay Inslee released his 2015-17 budget proposal,   legislators from across the state began chiming in with caution, and even resistance.

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Inslee (center in photo) plans numerous new taxes in 2015-17 budget
Inslee (center in photo) plans numerous new taxes in 2015-17 budget . (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Budget Proposal Includes Capitol Gains Tax, Raising Cigarette Taxes

So much for his campaign promise to veto any new taxes.   A long time ago, when Candidate Inslee was running for office,  he said he thought the state budget could be balanced without tax increases.   Governor Inslee has apparently come down with amnesia.

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How to avoid computer, email, credit card scams during Holidays
How to avoid computer, email, credit card scams during Holidays (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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Avoid These Scams During Holiday Season

Some of these might seem silly, but a surprising number of people are hurt by them.

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Why what's happening in Olympia is important to YOU
Why what's happening in Olympia is important to YOU (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
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Why Gov. Inslee’s Environmental Plans Matter To YOU

To some, it may seem distant,  thinking what happens in Olympia won't really affect them.  But nothing could be further from the truth.

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Columbia Drive getting more renovations - development
Columbia Drive getting more renovations - development (Port of Kennewick)
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Development Bringing More Visible Changes to Columbia Drive in Kennewick

In the coming weeks and months, there will be more visible evidence of the long-term development of Kennewick's Columbia Drive.

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Did Gov. Inslee abandon his 'no new taxes' campaign pledge?
Did Gov. Inslee abandon his 'no new taxes' campaign pledge? (getty images)
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Gov. Inslee on “No New Taxes” — Campaign Promises Then and Now

This week, Gov. Inslee turned heads when his office said he will ask for about $1 billion in new taxes when he unveils his new state budget, as the new legislative session prepares to get underway.  Did he blatantly lie to voters?  Read on and decide for yourself.

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GPS device would "track" your miles, report it to state.
GPS device would "track" your miles, report it to state. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Washington State to Test Pay-By-Mile Pilot Tax Program to Replace Gas Tax

They've already kicked off a test program in Oregon, now it's creeping North.

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What’s the Most You’ll Spend on a Gift This Holiday Season? [POLL]

Holiday shopping can sure burn a ho ho hole in your wallet.

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Gov. Inslee plans environmental agenda with new report finished
Gov. Inslee plans environmental agenda with new report finished (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Likely To Go Beyond Carbon Pricing for Environmental Agenda

Gov. Inslee just got his environmental report from a panel of "experts", and believes numerous steps are needed to curb emissions.  What does that mean?

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Old Seattle parking meters eating motorists credit cards
Old Seattle parking meters eating motorists credit cards (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Seattle Parking Meters “Swallow” Motorists Credit Cards!

Makes you glad we don't have to put up with this in the Mid-Columbia!

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