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  1. California billionaire Tom Steyer drops $1 million on WA electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    California billionaire Tom Steyer - a climate activist and political ally of Gov. Jay Inslee - has entered Washington state's 2014 elections in a big way, sending $1 million here in an expected effort to help Democrats take control of the state Senate. Steyer donated $1 million last week to NextGen Climate Action's Washington state political branch, according to a Public Disclosure Commission filing Monday.

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  2. First responders mark Oso landslide 6-month anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... of the landslide. Tim Ward, one of nine who survived the disaster, led the group, which included Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, in prayer. Photograph from an aerial survey showing the extent and impacts from the landslide in northwest Washington that ...

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  3. Carbon tax: State's prediction of lost economic growth was an errorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crosscut.com

    ... emissions taxes would have slight effects on the state's economic growth through 2035, said Chris Davis, Gov. Jay Inslee's senior policy advisor for energy and carbon markets. That is in line with what the state has said all along about negligible ...

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  4. Don Brunell | Is all-green energy strategy worth the cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Port Orchard Independent

    According to Washington state economists, a carbon tax high enough to achieve Gov. Jay Inslee's stated climate change goals would increase gasoline prices almost 60 percent over time and raise natural gas prices - currently our most affordable energy - nearly 35 percent. The carbon tax is only one part of Inslee's climate change agenda.

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  5. Business Briefs - Port Angeles land surveyor appointed to board ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Daily News

    James Wengler, professional land surveyor and certified federal surveyor, has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Board of Licensing for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. This appointment is an unpaid five-year commitment with a possible second term.

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  6. People's Climate March Blogathon: Govenor Jay Inslee (CERT)ainly Worth My TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Kos

    ... to do something about it. And now, because of Daily KOS, I have a chance to share. My Washington State Governor, Jay Inslee, is putting climate change at the top of his political agenda now. I intend to help him as best I can and thanks to Daily KOS ...

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  7. Clark County appoints four members of Public Health Advisory CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Oregonian

    ... Clark County Skills Center teaching applied medical services and nursing assistant classes. In October 2013, Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Rude to a four-year term on the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission. Dr. Remy Eussen, a pediatric dentist ...

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  8. Inslee gathers group to improve children's well-beingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | HeraldNet

    Gov. Jay Inslee wants students to eat healthy food, drink safe water and get an hour of physical activity every day they are at school. Inslee named a 50-member council to help mold his Healthiest Next Generation Initiative which, as the name implies, is a blueprint aimed at improving the well-being of children.

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  9. A symbolic recognition of Bainbridge internees passes CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... won the Medal of Honor with his Italian Front heroism in World War II. rray, Sen. Maria Cantwell and then-Rep. Jay Inslee championed creation of the Bainbridge memorial, located at the old Eagledale ferry dock. The memorial features a sculpture by ...

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  10. Marijuana money boosts Washington's budget - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... revenue for general fund expenses and have about $36 billion for those items in 2015-17. The Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee may spend much of next year's budget session debating whether that extra $2.7 billion is enough to preclude tax increases as ...

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  11. Is an all-green energy strategy worth the cost?Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Cheney Free Press

    What if we could peer into the future and see the consequences of the decisions we make today? In a way, we can. According to Washington state economists, a carbon tax high enough to achieve Gov. Jay Inslee's stated climate change goals would increase gasoline prices almost 60 percent over time and raise natural gas prices - currently our most affordable energy - nearly 35 percent.

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  12. Inslee makes it a point to grow valley business | KlaasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Kent Reporter

    Gov. Jay Inslee puts a Washingtonian of the Day apple pin on Larry Ruffino, a laminator and new hire, at the Hexcel Aerospace plant in Kent last Friday. Like his policies or not, Gov. Jay Inslee is gaining credibility and making progress in helping many long-term unemployed Washingtonians find work.

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  13. Pot may bring state $25 million by next JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... health care and social services, and have about $36 billion for those items in 2015-17. The Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee may spend much of next year's budget session debating whether that extra $2.7 billion is enough to preclude any tax increases ...

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  14. Diversity at the top - Justice Mary Yu studied religion, then lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... persuaded that the better path was the law," Yu said. Yu has been a judge for 14 years and was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Washington Supreme Court on May 1, 2014. She became the first Asian American, Latina American, and LGBTQ member of the ...

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  15. Political punt means Inslee will fill empty House seat | the Petri DishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bainbridge Island

    It was not the case Monday that the Snohomish County Council could not decide which of three Republican gentlemen should temporarily occupy an empty seat in the state House of Representatives. More precisely, the council's four Democrats figured it wasn't worth the political risk and punted the decision to Gov. Jay Inslee, another Democrat.

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  16. Study: Washington, Oregon invest in fossil fuel projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Columbian

    ... according to Eric de Place and Nick Abraham in their analysis released Wednesday. But while Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber "preach a sustainable future for our region, another wing of the executive branch is quietly ...

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  17. How Washington state can lead on climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Crosscut.com

    ... act in major fashion on carbon emissions within five years. "Is it an easy political win? No," Durning said. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to unveil a cap-and-trade and carbon emissions tax proposals to the Washington Legislature in 2015. The Inslee ...

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  18. Global warming: Washington is in a key positionRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Crosscut.com

    ... act in major fashion on carbon emissions within five years. "Is it an easy political win? No," Durning said. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to unveil a cap-and-trade and carbon emissions tax proposals to the Washington Legislature in 2015. The Inslee ...

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  19. Central Washington residents rebuilding after wildfires, flood - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... are a close-knit community, but we cannot do this alone," Ing-Moody said. The state appealed, and last week Gov. Jay Inslee wrote a 13-page letter to President Barack Obama, arguing the damage from the fire was greater than initially estimated at ...

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  20. WSU, UW wage PR war over medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | HeraldNet

    ... likely to face some major political challenges. Ultimately, for WSU to proceed, it will need lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee to tweak state laws and provide funding. The request comes at a time when the Legislature is facing daunting budget issues, ...

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