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February 19, 2015 at 5:09 PM

House Democrats say they will wait on transportation package

House Majority Leader Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, said Thursday that even if the state Senate quickly approves a proposed transportation package fueled by an increase in the gas tax, the measure won’t be heard in the House until lawmakers address education funding. Sullivan said a plan to fund the requirements of the Washington Supreme Court ruling known as…

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August 1, 2012 at 8:31 AM

Dunn backtracking on “morning-after?”

Attorney General candidate Reagan Dunn was criticized by abortion-rights advocates for saying pharmacists should not have to provide “Plan B” morning-after contraceptives if they have moral or religious objections – even though the state Board of Pharmacy has approved rules requiring that such prescriptions be filled. Speaking to KGMI radio in Bellingham on Saturday, Dunn…

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