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March 6, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Unanimous support not enough for stalled veteran’s bill

OLYMPIA — Welcome to your state government, where a piece of legislation that has won the support of Gov. Jay Inslee and every single member of the Legislature may nonetheless die this week because of political squabbling. Specifically, it appears the Republican-run Senate and Democrat-led House are each holding up the bill, which would give in-state tuition…

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September 11, 2012 at 12:45 PM

McKenna and Inslee both spend more than $1 million on TV ads

The latest state Public Disclosure Commission reports indicate GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and Democratic candidate Jay Inslee are about even when it comes to campaign spending on television. Both campaigns have spent more than $1.1 million on media buys and production, according to the reports. Inslee spent all of that on television ads through the primary….

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August 29, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Democratic Governors Association contributes another $800,000 to back Jay Inslee

The Democratic Governors Association recently dumped another $800,000 into the labor-backed, political-action committee, Our Washington. The group, which backs Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee, has raised $4.2 million overall and reserved large chunks of television air time for the final weeks of the election. The Aug. 22 donation brings the DGA’s total…

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