Posts Tagged ‘carbon tax’

Proposed Carbon Tax Dead In Olympia, Public Records Work-Around Vetoed

Without enough votes in either the House or Senate, Gov. Jay Inslee conceded last night his proposed tax on carbon emissions is likely dead. Inslee also yesterday vetoed a bill lawmakers overwhelmingly passed to exempt the Legislature from certain sections of the Public Records Act. Also this week, some lawmakers fear a proposed capital gains tax…

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2018 Session: Reps. Condotta, Steele Talk Union Dues, Carbon Tax, Public Records

12th District Representatives Mike Steele and Cary Condotta join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about the death of the proposed carbon tax, Gov. Inslee’s veto of a controversial public-records act and why House Republicans are against that veto, policy related to whether…

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2018 Session: Senator Brad Hawkins Talks Budgets, Carbon Tax, Nearing End of Session

12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about the three supplemental budgets passed by the Senate this week – operating, capital, transportation, how to spend extra revenues and increase teacher pay, whether bills he’s sponsored in the Senate…

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Chelan County Commission Update – Keith Goehner

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about wastewater treatment improvements in the planning phase for the Upper Wenatchee Valley and the latest from Olympia – more money for county fire districts, supplemental budgets and how he feels about the proposed statewide carbon tax.

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Wenatchee Chamber Of Commerce Sends Letter To Olympia Opposing Proposed Carbon Tax

Shiloh Schauer, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about her recent trips to Olympia this legislative session. The Chamber’s Board of Directors sent a letter to lawmakers this week opposing Senate Bill 6203 – the Gov.’s proposed tax on carbon emissions,…

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2018 Legislative Session Week 5 Roundup

Carbon-tax opposition, broadband for rural parts of the state, suicide prevention in the agriculture industry and fixing a technicality in favor of victims of sexual assault. Marcus Bellissimo has this Monday’s legislative update.

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2018 Session: Senator Brad Hawkins On Proposed Carbon Tax

12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about the proposed carbon tax and what it might mean for the state and the 12th legislative district. The measure to tax fossil fuel emissions to fight climate change has cleared…

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2018 Legislative Session Week 4 Roundup

The carbon tax and higher property taxes, suicide prevention for veterans enrolled in higher education and parents of disabled adults securing future care for their kids. Just a few of the bills being discussed in Olympia. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Rural Wash. Gets A Voice In Carbon-Pricing Legislation

Today is the deadline for bills to get voted out of committee if they’re going to get a full floor vote in either the State House or Senate. A bill in the Senate, pushed for heavily by Gov. Jay Inslee, would tax carbon polluters and use the money raised to invest in clean-energy jobs and…

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2018 Session: Reps. Condotta, Steele Talk Capital Budget, Carbon Tax, Hirst Decision

12th District Representatives Mike Steele and Cary Condotta join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2018 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about starting the session, being in the minority, the likely passage of the capital budget, thoughts on Gov. Inslee’s proposed carbon tax, water rights, school lunches and more.…

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