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Salmon recovery board budget is 220 plus million
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State Spending $220 million to Prevent Extinction of Salmon — Recent Reports Reveal 10-Year High

Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced new appointments to the Salmon Recovery Board.

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More information released about WA Healthcare Exchange
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More Information About Washington’s Pending Health Insurance Exchange

While the full effect of Obamacare in Washington state will probably not be seen for some time, we are learning more about the health insurance exchange set to open in October.

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Could budget deal come at last minute?
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Is a Budget Deal Imminent? It May Come Just as Furlough Notices Go Out

Gov. Inslee says negotiators have reached a "breakthrough" in the battle overthe Washington state budget. But just what is it?

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Worksource employees would be among those furloughed
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State Ready to Send Furlough Notices to Employees If Budget Deal Fails

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state agencies are preparing to notify thousands of government workers that they may be temporarily laid off starting next week.

A spokeswoman for Gov. Jay Inslee said that agencies will send notices to workers Monday because lawmakers have been unable to finalize a budget

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I-5 bridge
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What Other Washington State Bridges Have Issues? What Does Functionally Obsolete Mean?

With the collapse of the I-5 Skagit River Bridge that miraculously didn't kill anyone, many are now asking, what other bridges have issues?

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Inslee proposes new gas tax to fund transportation budget for 2013-14
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Gov. Inslee Wants Gas Tax to Support His Transportation Budget

This week, Governor Jay Inslee reiterated his desire for a 10-cent-per-gallon tax increase to help fund the $8.7 billion transportation budget he signed Monday.

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Gosh Darn It! People in Washington Swear the Least – Guess Where They Swear the Most

We're PROUD to announce that the state of Washington is the Politeness CAPITAL of the United States.

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Hackers break into Washington state courts website
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Washington State Court Website Hacked in February – Most Affected Involved in Court Cases

The Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts announced this week its website was hacked back in February and the data of a significant number of persons may have been accessed.

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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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Washington voted most bike-friendly state
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Washington Voted ‘Most Bicycle-Friendly State’ in U.S. — Oregon Ranked No. 2

According to the experts, we're the best place to ride a bicycle.

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