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September 27, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Climate activist money, NRA endorsement, new I-594 ads: Your week in review

Some tidbits from the week. To wit:

1. Climate activist fuels fight to switch control of state Senate.

2. Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant tries, fails to flatten the city’s light rates for residents.

3. Nick Hanauer, advocate for $15/hour minimum wage, speaks in Eastern Washington (Addy Hatch/SR).

4. NRA endorses Dan Newhouse in Fourth Congressional District; Didier asks “who got to them?”

5. Fifteen percent budget reduction scenarios underscore lawmakers’ dilemmas for cutting higher education and social service spending.

6. Nearly half a million dollars reported spent on new I-594 ads.

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