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Inslee still plans green push in 2015
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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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Hearings over WA coal transfer stations coming to TRAC
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Debate Over Coal Terminals on West Side Coming to TRAC Tuesday

Gov. Inslee opposes the proposed coal transfer stations planned for Whatcom and Cowlitz Counties in western Washington. What do you think? The government would like to know.

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Will Inslee's plan to keep Boeing here work?
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Critics Unsure of Gov. Inslee’s Plan to Woo New Boeing Jets

Bill Virgin, s business leader and editor/publisher of the Washington Manufacturing Alert and Pacific Rail News blistered Gov. Inslee's ambitious plan to persuade Boeing to build its 777x aircraft in Washington state.

Last week, In

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Oregon coast at sunrise
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Experts Say Oregon Worst Place to Retire – Washington 3rd Worst!

If you believe the "experts,"  you wouldn't want to live out your golden years in our state, or just over the border.

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Much unfinished business in Olympia
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Study: Washington House Budget Proposal Could Kill 9,800 Jobs

If the House budget proposal is approved when the Legislature begins its extended session May 13,  there could be a laundry list of new taxes.

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Underground jobs make up a big part of U.S. economy
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Is the ‘Underground’ Economy Keeping U.S. Afloat? Some Experts Say Yes

According to financial experts at CNBC, a  healthy "off the books" economy is keeping the U.S. from economic disaster. Simply put, the underground economy is people doing lots of small, temporary jobs -- or even regular jobs that are paid with cash -- and not recorded in any ledgers

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