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State Legislative Roundup from Olympia

The state Legislature’s record-long session ended July 20 without a capital construction budget or a “fix” for the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision on water rights and wells. Governor Jay Inslee is touring the state highlighting capital projects in that budget and special elections could decide party control of the Legislature. John Sattgast with House Republican…

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State Legislative Roundup from Olympia

The state Legislature’s record-long session ended July 20 without a capital construction budget or a “fix” for the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision on water rights and wells. Governor Jay Inslee wants to change education funding sources and smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to inundate much of the state. John Sattgast with House Republican Communications has…

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Gov. Inslee Tours Cashmere High School, Tells Lawmakers to Pass Capital Budget

Gov. Jay Inslee is making a series of stops around the state to highlight construction projects included in the two-year capital budget and how they’ll go unfunded should the Legislature not send him the budget for his signature. Inslee’s first stops Friday were in Skagit and Chelan counties. He gave a speech at Cashmere High School, which is slated…

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State Legislative Roundup from Olympia

The state Legislature’s record-long session ended July 20 without a capital construction budget or a “fix” for the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision on water rights and wells. Governor Jay Inslee is on a state-wide tour talking about impacts to local construction projects should a capital budget go unsigned. John Sattgast with House Republican Communications has…

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Gov. Inslee Signs State Workers’ Contracts

Gov. Jay Inslee will sign state workers’ contracts today, concluding negotiations that started last year with their union. But celebrations over the pay and vacation increase are hampered by the lack of a new capital budget from the Legislature. KOHO’s Dan Langager has more.

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