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Daily Archives: June 29th, 2017

End of Washington’s fiscal year looms as lawmakers disclose details of budget deal

Excerpt: While those watch­ing out for the release of the Wash­ing­ton State Leg­is­la­ture’s final state bud­get were sore­ly dis­ap­point­ed this after­noon, details were bub­bling out about the Leg­is­la­ture’s plans to address McCleary. Leg­isla­tive staff, how­ev­er, are still scram­bling to actu­al­ly pro­duce a bud­get that nego­tia­tors have agreed to in order avoid a state gov­ern­ment shut­down. Then […]
Written by:Kaylinne Shaffer
Categories:Legislative Advocacy
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Christy Clark resigns; NDP’s John Horgan to form new government in British Columbia

Excerpt: British Columbia will soon have a new Premier heading up a more progressive government following today's decision by the province's Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon to ask New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan to form a government.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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