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Attorney General Rules Minimum Wage Surcharges Must Be Disclosed To Customers

The attorney general said he wants to make sure customers understand what they’re paying for.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2015

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Overtime: Washington Legislature Going Into Special Session

The House’s budget chair said Tuesday Washington lawmakers will not finish their work by Sunday’s deadline and will need a special session to work out the details on the state budget and adequately paying for public education.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2015

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Alleged Robber Found Carrying Loot In Dollar Sign Bag

Police in Olympia, Washington nabbed a robber who was carrying his loot around in a canvas bag marked with a large dollar sign.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2015

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Kelley: My Actions Have Been ‘Lawful And Appropriate’

Washington state auditor Troy Kelley says he has fully cooperated with federal officials on questions related to financial activities at a business he previously owned.

03/23/2015

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Zombie Lobby Descends On Olympia

Cast and crew members staged a mock zombie apocalypse at the Capitol as they lobbied in support of a measure to expand a tax incentive program designed to lure more TV and movie production to Washington state

CBS Seattle–03/17/2015

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Washington State Panel Mulls Bill To Trim Vaccine Exemptions

Personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines would not be an authorized exemption for the parents of school-age children under a measure that received a public hearing before a House committee on Tuesday

CBS Seattle–02/17/2015

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Bill Would End Daylight Saving Time In Washington

Some lawmakers want to end the annual shift to daylight saving time and put Washington on standard time year around.

1090 The Fan–02/03/2015

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State Aims To Share Marijuana Taxes With Cities

Washington legalized marijuana more than two years ago, but in much of the state, there’s still no place to get the sanctioned stuff: More than 100 cities and counties have banned pot businesses, posing a big hurdle as officials try to undermine the black market.

CBS Seattle–02/02/2015

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Olympia Lawmakers Weigh Medical Marijuana

Hundreds of medical marijuana activists are expected at a hearing Thursday in Olympia as lawmakers weigh a proposal for reining in the unregulated system.

CBS Seattle–01/22/2015

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1,000 Protest New Gun Law At Washington Capitol

About 1,000 gun-rights advocates, many openly carrying rifles and handguns, rallied Saturday outside the Capitol to protest a new expanded gun background check law in Washington state.

12/13/2014

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