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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
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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
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