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OPB: Washington poised to give $1 billion toward replacing Interstate 5 bridge

OPB: Washington poised to give $1 billion toward replacing Interstate 5 bridge

Washington lawmakers are poised to set aside $1 billion to replace the Interstate 5 bridge at the Oregon border, making good on a pledge to make the first overtures after killing the last replacement proposal almost ...

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Columbian: I-5 Bridge project funding back to $1B in transportation package

Columbian: I-5 Bridge project funding back to $1B in transportation package

After an evening of last-minute negotiations, the final contributions for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program in the Washington Legislature’s transportation package is $1 billion. The conference committee report including the entire transportation package, which was released at noon on Wednesday, was ...

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The Chronicle: Legislature Sets $1.2 Billion for Interstate 5 Bridge Project

The Chronicle: Legislature Sets $1.2 Billion for Interstate 5 Bridge Project

Lawmakers have come to an agreement on the $16 billion state infrastructure package, which will likely include not just the original $1 billion planned for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program but $1.2 billion. "I'm confident that the package will include $1.2 ...

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Columbian: I-5 Bridge project collaborative, vital to region

Columbian: I-5 Bridge project collaborative, vital to region

Replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge spanning the Columbia River between Vancouver and Portland has been my priority since entering the state Senate in 2013. At that time, the Legislature was primed to pass a project 15 years in the planning, one ...

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OPB: Clark County lawmaker, Latino group call for racial equity in vaccine distribution

OPB: Clark County lawmaker, Latino group call for racial equity in vaccine distribution

by Troy Brynelson

Internet access, language barriers and essential industry work hinder vaccine rollout for the region’s Latino community.

A Clark County lawmaker and the region’s League of United Latin American Citizens have called on Washington health officials to deliver more ...

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