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June 28, 2013 at 11:14 PM

State transportation plan hits roadblock

The chief proponent of a major Washington state transportation package said Friday night the bill was on life support and that it was extremely unlikely to pass this year. Democratic Rep. Judy Clibborn said Friday night that she was sorry and disappointed the $10 billion package did not have the support needed to get through the…


Comments | More in Politics Northwest, State Legislature | Topics: Curtis King, Jay Inslee, Judy Clibborn

June 25, 2013 at 11:53 AM

New details released on $10B state transportation package

House Transportation Chairwoman Judy Clibborn released details Tuesday of a new $10 billion transportation tax package that would increase the state gas tax by 10.5 cents per gallon. Under the proposal, the gas tax would increase 6 cents per gallon on July 1 of this year and an additional 4.5 cents per gallon on…


Comments | More in Politics Northwest, State government, State Legislature, Transportation | Topics: gas tax, Judy Clibborn, transportation tax package