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Washington Bill To Study Impacts Of Closing Montana Coal Plant

Washington lawmakers say they want to study the impacts of closing a huge coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana that provide powers to the Northwest.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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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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Washington Lawmakers Consider Gas Tax Increase

Key Washington state lawmakers hope to negotiate an agreement on a transportation revenue package before the end of the year.

CBS Seattle–11/21/2013

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LaHood: Either Commit Hundreds Of Millions To River Project Or Risk Losing More Than $1 Billion In Federal Support

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told Washington state lawmakers Wednesday that they must commit hundreds of millions of dollars toward the estimated $3.1 billion Columbia River Crossing project this year or risk losing up to $1.2 billion in federal support.

04/11/2013