Posts Tagged ‘Gov. Jay Inslee’

Wenatchee Designated ‘Opportunity Zone’ By Gov. For Increased Investment

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about how the City of Wenatchee and surrounding areas of Chelan County received an Opportunity Zone designation from the Governor’s office this week. The application was submitted by the city and the Port of Chelan County. The new Opportunity Zone designations represent…

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City of Leavenworth Update – Mayor Cheri Farivar

Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about a bill sponsored by Sen. Brad Hawkins and signed by Gov. Jay Inslee last week allowing the city to burn some yard waste despite its location within the state’s apple maggot quarantine zone. The city’s brush drop-off site opens next…

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Making Sense of Legislators’ Quick Passage, Gov.’s Fast Veto of Public Records Bill

A controversial public-records disclosure bill gets passed quickly by lawmakers. The Governor’s pen then put a stop to it going any further. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Following a week of pressure from citizens, newspapers and others, Gov. Jay Inslee Thursday night vetoed a controversial public-records bill that state lawmakers hurriedly approved last week. Inslee’s veto came…

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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 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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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: Senator Brad Hawkins On Passage Of Capital Budget, Hirst Water Bill

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 lawmakers passing both the $4.2 billion capital construction budget and a water bill affecting watersheds, wells and rights, especially in rural areas. Representatives Cary Condotta and Mike Steele join…

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