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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Inslee Proposes Robust Tax Package For Washington State Budget

Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Thursday, "it is time to reinvest in Washington." He proposed that the state adopt a new capital-gains tax to help... More »

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Northwest Exporters Eye New Opportunities In Cuba

Northwest farmers and orchardists are among the potential beneficiaries if the U.S. and Cuba normalize their relationship and the trade embargo ends. More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Northwest Child Poverty Rates Show Patchwork Of Economic Recovery

A new Census Bureau report out Wednesday indicates the economic recovery is lifting children out of poverty unevenly around the Northwest. More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Federal Court Turns Down Oregon's Attempt To Sue For-Profit College

Oregon has failed in its attempt to recover millions from a bad investment in a for-profit university. More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Washington Governor Prepares To Release Budget, Taxes To Pay For It

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has been on a three-day road show to showcase his plans for education, transportation and climate change. More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Washington Unemployment Rate Ticks Up Slightly Amidst Steady Hiring

Washington and Oregon's latest unemployment numbers offer a paradox. More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Port Slowdowns Keep Northwest Farm Exports Stuck On The Ranch

A slowdown at Western ports is now aggravating farmers across the Northwest. More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

GAO Report Says Hanford Radioactive Waste Tanks Need New Plan

A new report by the federal Government Accountability Office calls for a better plan for leaking tanks of waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in... More » Listen to this story

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Oregon Hires Top Marijuana Regulator

Oregon is gearing up for a year-long process of crafting regulations for recreational marijuana. More » Listen to this story

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

$2 Million In Taxpayer Dollars At Risk In Snake River Dredging Showdown

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making a high-stakes bet that it will prevail in a pending lawsuit over Snake River dredging. More » Listen to this story

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