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Stakeholders question need to rework water rights
Stakeholders question need to rework water rights
GMA reform bill lands public hearing
GMA reform bill lands public hearing
Debate continues over road usage charge
Debate continues over road usage charge
LCFS proposal “destroys our competitiveness”
LCFS proposal “destroys our competitiveness”
State bank bill revived
State bank bill revived
houses
It’s time to take another look at GMA
Bills could restructure housing impact fees
Bills could restructure housing impact fees
Legislators plan to tweak urban density law
Legislators plan to tweak urban density law
Bill would boost salmon production
Bill would boost salmon production
Critics warn “just cause” eviction bill will backfire
Critics warn “just cause” eviction bill will backfire
Stakeholders urge caution in proposal to restructure transportation funding
Stakeholders urge caution in proposal to restructure transportation funding
apartment buildings
Just Cause laws put neighbors and rental homes at risk
Effort underway to restore previous real estate excise tax rate
Effort underway to restore previous real estate excise tax rate
Road user charge bill introduced
Road user charge bill introduced
Voter restriction bill set for committee vote
Voter restriction bill set for committee vote
Property rights v. “public interest”
Property rights v. “public interest”
Bill to reduce driving would hamper economic growth, stakeholders warn
Bill to reduce driving would hamper economic growth, stakeholders warn
Possible changes in store for clean energy law
Possible changes in store for clean energy law
Legal fight over public union membership continues
Legal fight over public union membership continues
Lawmakers propose to limit elections?
Lawmakers propose to limit elections
Bipartisan bill would affirm local income tax ban
Bipartisan bill would affirm local income tax ban
Senate approves USMCA
Senate approves USMCA
LCFS, round three
LCFS, round three
Hazardous Waste Tax revenue spike expected after rate hike
Hazardous Waste Tax revenue spike expected after rate hike
December REET revenue doubles from last year
December REET revenue doubles from last year
High court invalidates parts of clean air rule
High court invalidates parts of Clean Air rule
Bill allows preemptive state mobilization for wildfires
Bill allows preemptive state mobilization for wildfires
Bill aims to mitigate water drought
Bill aims to mitigate water drought
Inslee pushes for LCFS, homelessness funding
Inslee pushes for LCFS, homelessness program funding
Inslee’s budget delays highway projects
Inslee’s budget delays highway projects
Study highlights Washington’s housing shortage
Study highlights Washington’s housing shortage
Poll: voters overwhelming favor local income tax ban
Poll: voters overwhelmingly favor local income tax ban
Legislative session 2020: What to expect
Legislative session 2020: What to expect
Study claims lower Snake River dam removal would cost billions
Study claims lower Snake River dam removal would cost billions
Treasurer releases state debt report
Treasurer releases state debt report
Skagit County sues state over timber harvest plan
Skagit County sues state over timber harvest plan
Is congestion tolling right for Seattle?
Is congestion tolling right for Seattle?
Driverless tech navigates challenging course
Driverless tech navigates challenging course
State may revive Stampede Pass train service
State may revive Stampede Pass train service
Puget Sound LCFS could cost $900 per household
Puget Sound LCFS could cost $900 per household
Inslee budget proposal pulls from rainy day fund
Inslee budget proposal pulls from rainy day fund
Commission approves RUC recommendations
Commission approves RUC recommendations
Work group divided over universal healthcare
Work group divided over universal healthcare
Cosmic Crisp a hit with consumers
Cosmic Crisp a hit with consumers
Stakeholders weigh in on USMCA deal
Stakeholders weigh in on USMCA deal
Preserving small forestland through estate planning
Preserving small forestland through estate planning
Sound Transit increases ST3 property tax rate
Sound Transit increases ST3 property tax
Bellingham City Council to hear climate action proposal
Bellingham City Council to hear climate action proposal
Conservation strategy “lays off” working forestland
Conservation strategy “lays off” working forestland
“Back to the Future” with tax structure study
“Back to the Future” with tax structure study
Ecology director to resign
Ecology director to resign