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Washington State Capitol Building
25 Feb
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Funding to clean up ‘jungle’ homeless camp included in Senate transportation budget

The 2015-17 supplemental Senate Transportation budget includes a $1 million appropriation to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to clean up and secure the homeless encampment area under Interstate 5 known as the “jungle.” The investment was requested by ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
24 Feb
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Carlyle proposes Road Usage Charge pilot project implementation plan

Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, proposed an amendment to the 2015-17 supplemental Senate Transportation Budget that will use excess federal funding provided by the Puget Sound Regional Council to create a road usage charge pilot project implementation plan as a future ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
15 Feb
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36th LD to host Town Hall Meeting Feb. 20

Please join Sen. Reuven Carlyle, Rep. Gael Tarleton, and Rep. Noel Frame at the 36th Legislative District Town Hall Meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Belltown Community Center, 415 Bell Street, Seattle. Constituents will ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
12 Feb
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Carlyle closes debate for Democrats against constitutional amendment to eliminate majority rule

Sen. Reuven Carlyle closed debate for Senate Democrats in the debate against a constitutional amendment that would require a 2/3rds majority vote to raise taxes. The vote needed a 2/3rds supermajority, or 33 votes to pass. The proposal failed along ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
05 Feb
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Carlyle’s government-to-lobbyist ‘cooling off’ bill fails in House and Senate

A key deadline passed with both House and Senate committees failing to pass legislation—requested by Attorney General Bob Ferguson—that would have created a one year ‘cooling off period’ before elected and senior government officials could become paid lobbyists. The bill ...

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