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Rally at TRAC in Pasco Thursday in support of coal terminal (Getty Images)
Rally at TRAC in Pasco Thursday in support of coal terminal (Getty Images)
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Coal Rally at TRAC Thursday Protests WA Unemployment Rate

Thursday June 2, at 4pm, Millennium Bulk Terminals of Longview, WA will be holding a rally at TRAC in Pasco, in support of a proposed coal exporting and commercial bulk project in economically distressed Cowlitz County.

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The Link would provide convention space, performing arts center and redesign the Toyota Center (The Link)
The Link would provide convention space, performing arts center and redesign the Toyota Center (The Link)
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The Link: See This Ambitious Kennewick Convention Hall, Performing Arts Complex

Back in 2013 voters rejected a new 1/10th sales tax that would have provided much-needed expansion and renovation for the Three Rivers Convention Center.    Now, city officials are back with a revised proposal that has some positive changes.

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The environmental movement is like a massive underground weed
The environmental movement is like a massive underground weed (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Most “Grassroots” Environmental Groups Are Actually Part of Much Bigger Organizations

Most of the so-called local community based environmental groups you hear about in the news are anything but that. They're actually like the arms of an octopus; part of much larger well-funded environmental organizations that even receive federal funding on occasion.

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President Obama Speaks At Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility
President Obama Speaks At Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility (Photo by Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)
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What’s Happened To Green Energy Company Tax Money? An Update

Gov. Inslee is set to embark on am ambitious environmental program which he believes will create a green economy and help erase a billion dollar plus deficit.

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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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Inslee still plans green push in 2015
Inslee still plans green push in 2015 (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
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Despite Economic Warnings, Gov. Inslee to Push Climate Policies in 2015

Despite the disastrous failure of the Green Economy nationally,  Gov. Inslee is stubbornly sticking to his environmental agenda - putting "clean" energy ahead of economic growth.

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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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Gov Inslee heading up ANOTHER Climate change meeting
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Gov. Inslee Heads Up ANOTHER Clean Energy Summit – Where’s The Economic Meetings?

It appears that almost every month, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee is involved in, or leading, another green energy or environmental summit, meeting or round table.   Our question is: when is he going to have one dedicated to our economy?

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Washington 33rd best place for business in U.S.
(Photo by Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images) Washington 33rd best place for business in U.S.
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Washington 33rd. ‘Best State’ For Business, According to CEO Survey

While Gov. Jay Inslee was touting the positives of the study done by the magazine Chief Executive, 33rd. isn't exactly bragging rights.

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Ten cities experts think are becoming "ghost towns"
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities – 10 Places You Wouldn’t Want to Move To

Not surprisingly, most are tied to manufacturing areas hard hit by the economy.

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