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Looking Back at the 2014 State Legislative Session

At the outset of the 2014 Session, our state legislators faced a difficult situation at best. The 2012 McCleary v. State of Washington decision ruled that the State had not been meeting its constitutional obligation to education and mandated an … Read more

Washington Legislature Passes Budgets; What Does it Mean for Spokane?

After a regular and two special sessions, lawmakers in Olympia finalized operating and capital budgets, but could not pass a transportation package. The Legislature‚Äôs $33.6 billion operating budget passed on June 28, saving the government from shutting down on July … Read more