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October 18, 2013 at 7:03 AM

If Ed Murray wins, the environment loses

Oct. 9, 2013, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, left, and Sen. Ed Murray listen to a question during a debate in their race for mayor in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Candidates go head-to-head during TV debate In last week’s mayoral debate, state Sen. Ed Murray leaned heavily on his long list of endorsements from the Seattle Police Officers’…

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Comments | More in Mayor's race, Sen. Ed Murray | Topics: Mayor Mike McGinn, mayor's race, Sen. Ed Murray

March 2, 2013 at 7:00 AM

State Supreme Court ends two-thirds vote requirement for tax increases

Sen. Ed Murray works for the state, not a political party While responding to Thursday’s ruling by the state Supreme Court that requiring two-thirds vote by the Legislature to raise taxes was unconstitutional, Sen. Pam Roach, center, wears her thoughts on her shirt. Amber Carter, left, director of tax policies for the Association of Washington Businesses…

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Comments | More in Politics, Taxes | Topics: Sen. Ed Murray, Tim Eyman, two-thirds vote requirement

February 26, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Three Democratic senators sponsored gun bill they didn’t fully support

Legislators should understand what they propose Kudos to Danny Westneat. He took on three Washington state Democratic senators and exposed them for the bumbling incompetents they are [“Dems keep shooting themselves in foot,” NWSunday, Feb. 24]. I suspect they will introduce other legislation they haven’t read in the future, but it is nice to see…

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Comments | More in Firearms, Gun control, Politics, Washington Legislature | Topics: Danny Westneat, Democrats, Sen. Adam Kline