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  1. Carbon emissions reduction plan could generate funds for education, transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    At the core of Gov. Jay Inslee's plea for stricter remedial climate legislation is an attempt to put a cap on Washington's pollution. Inslee, who has made climate change his signature issue since his time as a congressman, and now as governor, has introduced the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which would direct the Department of Ecology to set a statewide cap-and-trade market for regulating carbon emissions.

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  2. In Our View / State transportation budget: Getting officials on same pathRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    If Snohomish County is going to see more than $81.8 million in projects as the Legislature hammers out a transportation budget, it may take some mending of fences and building of bridges before any roads are improved. Gov. Jay Inslee was at the Arlington Airport on Wednesday to tour Universal Aerospace, a supplier to Boeing and other aerospace companies, but also to talk with city, county and business officials about the transportation budget.

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  3. Inslee to area lawmakers: Step up for transportation packageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Gov. Jay Inslee isn't backing away from his decision to fund just two new projects in Snohomish County over the next 12 years in his statewide transportation package . And he's not backing away from comments made this week to civic leaders in Arlington, where he said that only a third of the county's delegation of state lawmakers have stepped up to the plate to help pass a package.

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  4. Gov. Inslee's pollution control proposal | 2015 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Port Orchard Orchard

    At the core of Gov. Jay Inslee's plea for stricter remedial climate legislation is an attempt to put a cap on Washington's pollution. Inslee, who has made climate change his signature issue since his time as a congressman, and now as governor, has introduced the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act, which would direct the Department of Ecology to set a statewide cap-and-trade market for regulating carbon emissions.

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  5. (New) CarlsonCast: Seattle QB legend Jim Zorn takes Tom Brady's side...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | KVI-AM Seattle

    Deflate-gate Day 5! KVI's John Carlson interviews Seahawks' Ring of Honor QB , Jim Zorn, who explains the football chain of custody in the NFL and why he tends to believe Tom Brady's explanation of not knowing how the footballs were deflated during the AFC title game. Carlson and listeners hash out a new plan by Governor Jay Inslee that would bring Washington into federal compliance with rules requiring proof of residency.

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  6. In Our View: Get Smart On CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    ... can be smart on crime. "This tells us our incarceration-only strategy is not working and needs to change," Gov. Jay Inslee said recently, upon the release of a report on the state's justice and corrections system. A Justice Reinvestment Task Force, ...

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  7. Governor eyes new sources of revenue in 2015-17 budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    With opposition to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed 2015-17 biennial budget coming from both sides of the aisle, the state's top executive says it's up to the Legislature to provide a better alternative. Inslee revealed his budget last month in separate portions, ending with his revenue strategy on Thursday, Dec. 18. Staff members from the Valley Record and other Reporter newspapers met that day in Bellevue to discuss the budget with the governor.

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  8. Army hears from Puget Sound community on potential force reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The United States Army

    ... personnel," Grayum said. "We should not reduce personnel at JBLM. I urge your consideration." Washington Gov. Jay Inslee also spoke, garnering a standing ovation. He addressed services that the state of Washington offered to the military. "The state ...

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  9. Cap and Trade Plans, Tax Deadlines, and Rate DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | TaxVox

    Washington Governor Jay Inslee proposes a statewide cap and trade program. The Democrat released details of his carbon pollution market program that would give the state's Department of Ecology authority to set annual goals aimed at reducing emissions to half of 1990 levels.

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  10. Mental-health reinforcement needed for the grief brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    ... an advocacy group ranked the state 48th in the nation for access to community-based services. In response, Gov. Jay Inslee's budget proposal bumps mental-health spending by $513 million, a 27 percent increase. The Democratic-led state House hasn't ...

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  11. 2-tier system for driver's license, ID cards, still in worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Columbian

    A plan to bring Washington state into compliance with tougher federal requirements for proof of U.S. residency for driver's licenses and other government-sanctioned ID has not been immediately embraced by lawmakers. The proposed bill, requested by the state Department of Licensing and supported by Gov. Jay Inslee, would create a two-tier system for licenses and would also repeal a 2007 law that prohibits spending state money to comply with the national standards unless federal funding was provided and other concerns were allayed.

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  12. Washington Taxpayers Socked with - Volatile' New Tax Hike PlanRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Heartland Institute

    Washington governor Jay Inslee's proposed increases overall state spending by 16 percent, which he plans to fund with a sharp tax hike in the state's capital gains tax. Although experts disagree on the motivations behind the proposed capital gains tax, they do agree the plan is ill-advised, boding ill for the state's economic future, if enacted.

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  13. Lesbian Wash. Supreme Court justice sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Washington Blade

    Washington State Supreme Court Associate Justice Mary Yu took the oath of office during a ceremony at the Temple of Justice. Gov. Jay Inslee last May first appointed Yu to the state's highest court after Justice Jim Johnson announced his retirement.

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  14. Inslee says county's own lawmakers to blame for lack of roads fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | HeraldNet

    Gov. Jay Inslee didn't come to Arlington on Wednesday to apologize for giving Snohomish County short shrift in his proposed $12 billion transportation package. Rather, he came to tell a small group of civic and business leaders the reason why: It's your lawmakers' fault.

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  15. Climate change: How to recruit the insurance industry for the battleRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Crosscut.com

    ... change. We need a concrete plan for recruiting the industry in the fight against climate change. Like Gov. Jay Inslee's recently announced Carbon Pollution Accountability Act , the premise of a Green Insurance Plan should be to use economic ...

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  16. Olympia must ensure that foster and homeless youth are a priorityRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Real Change

    ... with the Homeless Youth Act (HY Act), HB1436/SB5404. More than 40 organizations have worked closely with Gov. Jay Inslee's office to draft and advocate for the passage of the HY Act. This group of organizations, known as the Washington Coalition for ...

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  17. WSU medical school in Spokane gets legislative support - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... respective school's plans for training doctors in Spokane. But neither school has money for its plans in Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed 2015-17 budget. David Schumacher, director of the state Office of Financial Management, told a group of government, ...

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  18. Washington residents protest planned Army job cutsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Washington Times

    ... state of Washington fully embraces military families and the military mission" of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Gov. Jay Inslee said. Grayum and others made the point that the Army invested more than $2.4 billion building up Joint Base Lewis-McChord ...

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  19. Bill would make 4th-offense DUI a felonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Columbian

    ... from the fifth offense to the fourth offense since 2013, upon the recommendation of a work group created by Gov. Jay Inslee to toughen impaired-driving laws after a series of fatal wrecks. Padden said he hopes the cost obstacle can be overcome this ...

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  20. Truth Needle: GOP leader is right, Inslee polluter list tags UW, WSURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Seattle Times

    We base our Truth Needle rankings on those used by Politifact.com, a fact-checking project by the Tampa Bay Times. The claim: Republican state Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler recently mocked Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed cap-and-trade plan aimed at cutting carbon emissions, saying it would classify the University of Washington and Washington State University as among the state's top polluters.

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