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Inslee announces prison system review committee
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Gov. Inslee Looks to “Review” State’s Criminal Justice System

Is this is tied to his decision recently to suspend all death row executions?

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WA State Dream Act expands Thursday
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WA Program Giving Tuition Assistance to Illegals Expands Today

The "Real Hope Act"  or Washington state's version of "The Dream Act", expands today, with an additional $5 million dollars being allocated through next June.

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Our B&O taxes among worst in nation
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Leading Watchdog Group Says Washington State Taxes “Harmful”

Washington state is one of a handful that don't have a corporate state income tax, but a leading tax watchdog group says what we do is even WORSE.

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Gov. Inslee vetoes police drone restriction bill
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Gov. Inslee Vetoes Drone Restrictions

The Tacoma News-Tribune reported Friday Inslee shot down a bill that would have restricted police use of unmanned aerial devices, better known as drones.

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Teen smoking down, tobacco sales up in Washington state
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Washington’s Teen Smoking Rate Dropping, Tobacco Sales to Minors Rising

It's a bit of a Catch-22 situation for the Department of Health.

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Minimum wage killing teen - under skilled jobs
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Even More Evidence Raising Minimum Wage Kills Teen, Unskilled Employment

For many experts and economists, dealing with politicians has become like beating their head against a rock.   Here comes yet another credible study showing raising the minimum wage doesn't do any good, and in fact, hurts the people it was designed to help.

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14 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Filmed in Southeast Washington

Here's a surprising list of films filmed fully or partially around the Mid Columbia.

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Is Washington state's spending blitz helping education?
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Does Increased Spending Make for Better Education? New Studies Say No

You've probably heard about Gov. Jay Inslee's proposal to tax bottled water and close loopholes to raise $200 million for education. Is throwing money at a situation going to make it better?

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Walla Walla State Penitentiary
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Does the Death Penalty Reduce Crime? Murders? Decide For Yourself

With one moratorium, and stroke of a pen,  Gov. Inslee just made the Death Penalty a HOT BUTTON issue in Washington state.

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Gov. Inslee issues moratorium on Death Penalty
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Gov. Inslee Suspends Death Penalty in Washington – Breaking News!

It's official called a moratorium in his news release.

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