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It's almost like Inslee and Obama are using the same brain
It's almost like Inslee and Obama are using the same brain (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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Are Obama and Gov. Inslee Using Same Environmental “Playbook?”

We've detailed the numerous attempts by WA Govnernor Jay Inslee to become the "greenest" state leader in U.S. history.   Now,  more from his "mentor" in D.C.

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Washington has highest estate tax in nation - again
Washington has highest estate tax in nation - again (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Washington Again Has Highest Estate Tax in U.S.

The Tax Foundation on Wednesday released their annual report on which states have the highest estate and inheritance taxes in the U.S. and unfortunately, the Pacific Northwest is well represented.

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Democrats accused of "moving" candidates around in districts for election purposes
Democrats accused of "moving" candidates around in districts for election purposes. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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Are Democrats “Outsourcing” Candidates for WA State Legislature?

Now that the filing period for the 2014 election season is over,   one watchdog group is discovering it appears state Democrats persuaded candidates to change their addresses so they they could run for office in certain key districts.

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Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber “Dodges” Questions over Failed Cover Oregon – Video

Courtesy of Laughing At Liberals on YouTube,    a cameraman asked some tough, pointed questions of Oregon's governor as he was leaving a recent press event May 23rd.

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$15 wage already affecting Seattle businesses
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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Already Killing Jobs – Even Before it Begins

Seattle business leaders - even some who supported idea - are now "terrified" of $15-per-hour minimum wage.  And there's an even scarier proposal that could move implementation way forward.

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Montana couples suing over same-sex marriage ban
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Same-Sex Couples Sue State of Montana over Gay Marriage Ban

On the heels of a U.S. District Judge striking down Oregon's same-sex marriage ban,  now four couples are suing the state of Montana.

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FBI Expands Investigation Into Failed Oregon Healthcare Exchange

A number of subpoenas have been issued in connection with the tanked $250-million-dollar project.

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Tim Eyman (center)
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Public Information Meeting Coming Thursday About Tax Hike Initiative – Tim Eyman to Speak

The Tri-City TEA Party invites everyone to attend this public forum, to learn about Initiative 1325.   Tim Eyman,  who has authored and pushed numerous anti-tax initiatives to the ballot box, will be the guest speaker. He will discuss his latest attempt to roll back taxes in Olympia. (Eyman is pictured in middle, courtesy of voterswantmorechoices.com).

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Yakima nearly doubles size of panhandling intersection ban
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Yakima Will Extend Panhandling Ban to More Intersections – Should Tri-Cities Follow?

According to the Yakima Herald-Republic,  a lot more intersections will be made off-limits to people begging for money.

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Former Gov. Gregoire wants big cigarette tax
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Former Gov. Gregoire Wants to Tax Cigarettes ANOTHER $1 Per Pack

The money would reportedly be used to pay for cancer research and prevention.

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