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Inslee refutes claims he wants a low carbon fuel tax
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Gov. Inslee Claims He Doesn’t Support a Carbon Fuel Tax, Does Support ‘Standard’ – Basically the Same

Gov. Inslee recently fired off a letter to Republican legislators in Olympia,  refuting their claim that his Carbon Fuel Standard he desperately wants to adopt would act as a tax because it would raise fuel prices.

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Savannah River Nuclear site
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Hanford Not Only Nuclear Site Affected by 2015 Budget — Savannah River to Lose Major Project

While we struggle with the ups and downs of the federal cleanup budget at Hanford, across the country a one-of-a-kind nuclear fuel project appears to be shelved.

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Controversy over green buildings
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Do Green Buildings Use Less Energy? New Study Says No

Washington D.C. has the highest number of what are called green energy certified buildings in the U.S. but the power bills are not going down.  What gives?

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Senator Mike Lee coming to Franklin County
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Noted Senator Mike Lee to Speak At Franklin County Lincoln Day Dinner March 21st.

The Franklin County Republicans are staging their annual Lincoln Day Dinner, and the guest speaker carries a lot of national attention.

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Vladimir Putin
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What is Crimea? Why is It SO Important to Putin and Soviet Leaders?

We've all heard the the news stories and seen the headlines about  Ukraine and Crimea.  Besides obviously the unrest and uproar, why is it such a big deal?

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10 Best Ways to Blow Your Tax Refund in the Tri-Cities

It's tax time. That means refunds are on their way! Here are 10 of the funnest ways to lighten that load:

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Category: Newsletter, Politics
University of Phoenix Stadium
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Breaking – Arizona Religious Freedom Law Vetoed by Gov. Brewer

Late Wednesday evening Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed Senate bill 1062 that would have expanded and clarified protection for individuals and businesses over their religious rights.

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American Community Survey
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Government Data Mining Right Under Your Nose – The American Community Survey

Have you received one of these in the mail?

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Another candidate declares for Doc's seat
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5th Candidate Announces Campaign to Seek Doc Hastings Congressional Seat

The race to fill Doc Hasting's seat at the end of the year is getting busy!

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New bill would gradually lower liquor taxes
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Tax Relief Might Be Coming For Hard Alcohol Sales in Washington State

It would take a while, but we will perhaps finally start to see the savings citizens wanted when they voted the state's liquor stores out of existence.

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Category: Food & Drink, Politics Tags: ,

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