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December 21, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Sinking oil prices: Oil prices don’t reflect its true cost

Low oil prices aren’t really so great for consumers or the economy when the full cost is taken into account [“Why oil prices are plunging, what it means for you,” Nation & World, Dec. 16]. Major insurers, the Pentagon, most major employers and even some oil companies agree that there will be immense…


Comments | More in Oil | Topics: carbon tax, climate change, Davis Oldham

May 30, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Kudos to U.S. Rep. Adam Smith for taking lead on military budget savings

I would like to thank U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Bellevue, for his leadership during consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act last week [“GOP congressman pushes for immigration vote,” Politics, May 19]. His amendment proposed a transparent and independent process for considering realignment or closures of military installations — an important step toward realizing…


Comments | More in military | Topics: National Defense Authorization Act, Pentagon, State Sen. Karen Keiser