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Rob McKenna

House D’s don’t agree with Senate D’s, either

The unnecessary “monkey wrench” of a problem Senate Democrats caused earlier this week is proving unpopular with editorial boards and the public. No wonder. Senate Democrats are so far refusing to be a part of the budget solution that everyone else has agreed to, which includes suspending Initiative 1351, the class size initiative. The reason none of the budget proposals … [Read More]

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Senate Democrats’ I-1351 gambit: lots of excuses

In an apparent fit of pique, Senate Democrats upended the legislature’s budget deal in a ridiculous way. Their unnecessary move quickly dissipated the good spirit … [Read More]

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Passing transpo package the smart, conservative choice

With the operating budget finally in the books, a potential transportation package is the Legislature’s only remaining big issue. This economy-boosting package … [Read More...]

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Jason Mercier

Senate should put voter-approved tax restrictions into its rules

Now that the 2014 election has been certified we know the official make up of the Legislature. Based on the responses to our supermajority for taxes legislative survey, we also know that the members of the Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) in the Senate support allowing the voters to consider a constitutional amendment to put the five-time voter approved policy into the … [Read More]