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Regional Aquatic Center
(Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District)

Why Is Regional Aquatic Center Failing to Pass? Our Take

As of late Tuesday night, the Tri-Cities Regional Aquatic Center proposal was failing. What could be some of the reasons?

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Did legislators succeed in creating jobs?
(Washington state legislative website)

Business Advocate Says Both Parties Have Failed to Create Jobs in Washington

Whether it was Jay Inslee campaigning for Governor, or legislators in Olympia and throughout the state, last fall and winter nearly everyone seemed to be on the "I'm for Jobs" bandwagon.   Nearly a year later,  where are we now?

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This home is for sale for $1 and nobody's buying

Detroit Home On Sale For $1 STILL Unsold After a Year!

For this economically distressed city,  it's not really a surprise, though.

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Privatization of liquor stores didn't bring dire results
(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Group Says Privatization of Liquor Industry Did Not Increase DUIs or Accidents

Back in 2011 a huge scare tactic used to oppose the closing of state liquor stores was teenage drinking would skyrocket, DUI rates would increase, as would alcoholism. A new report challenges those assertions.

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Detroit declares bankruptcy
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We Could All End Up Like Detroit If Feds Bail Out City

Detroit has become the largest city in U.S. history to declare bankruptcy.   While a lower-circuit judge ruled it was invalid, it's just a few pieces of paper and a gavel away from happening as that judge had no authority or judicial power to stop it.

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Inslee's climate change consultant recommends cap-and-trade
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Inslee’s Climate Change Consultant Recommends Cap-and-Trade for Washington

The climate change consultant hired by Gov. Jay  Inslee at taxpayers' expense has come up with a list of ways to curb the alleged effects of climate change, and they sound exactly like the failed federal plan.

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Salmon recovery board budget is 220 plus million
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State Spending $220 million to Prevent Extinction of Salmon — Recent Reports Reveal 10-Year High

Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced new appointments to the Salmon Recovery Board.

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Franklin County Fire District #3
(Franklin County Fire District #3)

Franklin County Voters to Decide Fate of Fire District Levy in November

The Fire District 3 board is sending a lift lid to voters this fall.

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WA senator wants legislators to be fined for special sessions
(Newstalk 870 image-WA state legislative website)

Senator Wants Penalties for ‘Overtime’ Legislative Sessions

Senator Rodney Tom (D) of Medina says he will introduce a bill next year to would penalize legislators $250 every day they go past the regular legislative session.  

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IRS in trouble...again!
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IRS ‘Mistake’ Exposes Huge Number of Social Security Numbers on Public Website!

Another scandal for the troubled IRS.

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