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5th and 47th District votes | State Legislature

April 9, 2015 in In the News
Maple Valley Reporter
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Maple Valley Reporter
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Monday, April 6, 2015

Is 2002 state collective bargaining law constitutional?

April 9, 2015 in Blog

On the eve of budget negotiations, Governor Inslee's budget office (Office of Financial Management) sent lawmakers a letter expressing concern with several provisions of their budgets. Among the concerns expressed:

How they voted in Olympia 4/7

April 7, 2015 in In the News
The Daily World
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The Daily World
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Whether to raise taxes to fund state employee contracts sticking point in budget debate

April 7, 2015 in Blog

Now that the House and Senate have approved their versions of the 2015-17 budget, legislative budget negotiators will be hard at work trying to come to an agreement before the end of session on April 26.

4/3 Eye on Olympia

April 3, 2015 in In the News
KVEW
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KVEW
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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Quick review of House and Senate budgets

April 3, 2015 in In the News
The Snohomish Times
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The Snohomish Times
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Quick review of House and Senate budgets

April 1, 2015 in Blog

The budget cards are now on the table. Now we'll see if House and Senate budget negotiators can find a winning hand to get out of Olympia with a budget agreement by April 26. We're still reviewing the details of the proposals but here are a couple of first impressions.