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Rob McKenna

New nuclear technologies could be good news for Tri-Cities and Washington

Governments around the globe are strategizing about how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower their carbon footprint. Nuclear energy has a lot of practical potential as a solution to our future energy needs. With exciting technologies in development, this could be nuclear’s moment. That could be great news for the Tri-Cities area, which is interested in using its … [Read More]

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Calling employees’ fraud tips “junk” not accurate or useful

KING 5’s “Their Crime, Your Dime” series from 2010-11 exposed some serious problems with welfare fraud against state government. Since then the state’s welfare … [Read More]

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Metro bus system: cuts to service hours well below predictions

When King County leaders put the Prop. 1 tax measure on the ballot to further fund the Metro bus system this past spring, they went into full-pessimism mode, warning … [Read More...]

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Adam Faber

McCleary hearing: Court ponders its limits and some radical remedies

The state Supreme Court ruled in 2012’s McCleary case that the state is shirking its constitutional duty to adequately fund K-12 schools. Since then, the court has expressed its displeasure at the Legislature’s progress in correcting the problem by the court’s imposed 2018 deadline. Now the question is, what is the court going to do about it? Plaintiffs and the state both … [Read More]