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1 hr ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

Joby Shimomura shares her path to the Governor's office

Joby Shimomura is a fourth-generation Japanese American, recently appointed as Gov. Jay Inslee's chief of staff.

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9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Inslee weighs big increase in cancer risk for fish eaters

How much risk of cancer from eating fish is too much? Gov. Jay Inslee has privately advanced a proposal that would likely pass legal muster but which worries Indian tribes and environmentalists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Science, Ecology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Times

State expects to lose waiver on No Child Left Behind

Two years ago, Washington state promised to enact education policies favored by the Obama administration in exchange for a waiver from many of the requirements of the federal education law, also known as No Child Left Behind.

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KEPR CBS 19

State rejects pitch to change Hanford deadlines

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the state is rejecting the U.S. Department of Energy's March 31, 2014 proposal to amend the 2010 consent decree governing the retrieval and treatment of high-level radioactive and chemically hazardous waste at Hanford.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Times

Newhouse leads fundraising in race to succeed Doc Hastings

Former state agriculture chief Dan Newhouse has emerged as the leading early fundraiser among a pack of Republicans vying to represent Central Washington's 4th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, US Politics, Agriculture, Science, Democrat, US Senate, Maria Cantwell, Federal Election Commission, Financial Services, Kennewick, WA

HeraldNet

Bipartisan group of legislators calls for research and development team

Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias is leading a bipartisan group of legislators, including Democratic State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, in calling for a task force to encourage research and development in the state.

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Seattle Times

An almost-united front on the fish-consumption issue

Looks like newspapers across the state are chiming in on the fish-consumption issue, and nearly all of them see the same danger The Seattle Times observed in an editorial last week .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Environment, Science, Ecology, Environmental Law, Law, Opinion

The News Tribune

Rodney Tom might be the least political politician in state

That's because unlike the caricature that was created by opponents as the man who would be king, Tom isn't all that political - at least not in a partisan political sense.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gov. Jay Inslee hires coal lobbyist to direct his policy office

Gov. Jay Inslee has hired a coal lobbyist to direct his policy office, an eyebrow-raising selection for a governor who has insisted on sweeping scrutiny of coal export terminals proposed at Cherry Point, north of Bellingham, and along the Columbia River at Longview.

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Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Inslee hires coal lobbyist. Metro escalator lessons. ...

Gov. Jay Inslee, he of the climate crusade and a book on clean energy, has hired a coal lobbyist for his staff, Sightline's Eric de Place reported this morning.

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Daily Mail

Death toll in Washington mudslide ticks up to 39: Another 7 people still reported missing

'Women with large chests are expected to wear turtlenecks': Mother's outrage after Disneyland worker 'humiliated' her by ordering her to cover up cleavage before going on rides Texas mother insists she did not kill her chronically sick son, 10, but did keep him on ice in the bathtub in order to perform Hindu rituals after he died The death toll ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Landslide

Tri-cityherald.com

Murray visits Walla Walla VA facility

The Walla Walla VA Medical Center went from being scheduled for closure to opening a $71.4 million outpatient clinic in less than a decade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

TRIDEC: Consent decree could put other Hanford work at risk

The state of Washington’s focus on Hanford waste tanks and the vitrification plant could come at a big price to the rest of environmental cleanup at the nuclear reservation, according to the Tri-City Development Council.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nuclear Energy, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Department of Energy

Covington Reporter

Governor signs Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act

Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act, co-sponsored by Joe Fain of Auburn that will provide developmental disability services to 5,000 people currently on a waiting list.

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KSTP

Death Toll in Washington Mudslide Rises to 37

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

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KBCI CBS 2

Wash. mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered statewide

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

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PNW Local News

Gov. Jay Inslee orders flags lowered to half-staff in memory of the victims of the Oso mudslide

Gov. Jay Inslee and other state officials will meet outside the Legislative Building at noon on Tuesday, April 15, to lower the flags in memory of the victims of the Oso mudslide that occurred on March 22. The governor and others will gather on the steps of the Legislative Building before lowering the flag in the flag circle.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Attorney General Holder 'cautiously optimistic' about Wash,, Colo. pot markets

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told the Huffington Post that he is 'cautiously optimistic' about how the legal marijuana market is being developed here and how things are going in Colorado, where sales began on Jan. 1. "I think what people have to understand is that when we have those eight priorities that we have set out, it essentially means ... (more)

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Crosscut.com

Politics in Washington: Ready for an explosion

State Sen. Rodney Tom's surprise decision not to run for re-election shows just how seismically active Washington state politics has become.

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The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Stab wounds from fight send two men to hospital - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Two men were hospitalized with stab wounds after a fight that sent police and paramedics to the Centennial Trail on Monday morning.

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