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Gov. Inslee meets with Energy Secretary Monday
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Gov. Inslee’s Strong Statement on Hanford Cleanup Meeting with Energy Secretary

Gov. Inslee released a statement after Monday's meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz about issues with the Hanford cleanup and VIT plant.

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Inslee accused of violating budget negotiation agreements
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GOP Leaders Accuse Gov. Inslee of Violating “Confidentiality” Agreement on Budget

Legislators said Inslee broke agreements to keep confidentiality over transportation budget negotiations by trashing GOP leaders after the legislature wrapped up it's work last Friday.

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New WA bill will probit teens from tanning beds
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New State Law Will Prohibit Teens Under 18 From Using Tanning Beds

Gov. Inslee is ready to sign a bill that will seriously impact the tanning industry.

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Obama thinks we should dump cable, satellite tv and cellphones for insurance
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Obama Thinks You Should Dump Cable, Cellphone to Pay for Medical Insurance

In perhaps the most insensitive statement made by President Obama since his infamous "You didn't build that" comment,   he was quoted last week as suggesting families get rid of their cable or cellphones so they can afford healthcare.

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Yakima seeking part of pot money revenue
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Yakima Bans Pot Stores,Then Seeks Share of State Pot Money – Hypocritical Or Not?

Critics say the city council is being hypocritical by banning pot stores, but asking for it's share of state pot revenue.   Others say money needed to help prosecute marijuana DUI cases and related crime.   Who's right?

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Michelle Obama equates healthcare counselors with clergy
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Michelle Obama to Health Exchange Workers: ‘You Are Doing God’s Work’

Michelle Obama spoke to a group of healthcare exchange "counselors" and a group of new Obamacare enrollees at a Miami Community Health Center this week.

She tried to put a positive spin on the program that has seen millions of Americans with health insurance lose their coverage, and others who've found prices on the exchange more expensive than their previous plans.

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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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