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Cleveland comments on Legislature’s failure to fund Columbia River Crossing

Cleveland comments on Legislature’s failure to fund Columbia River Crossing

Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, released this statement today regarding the failure of the Legislature to fund the Columbia River Crossing as part of a transportation revenue package:

"This is a sad day for our district and our state. The Columbia River Crossing project is the single most important investment we can make for our future — and key lawmakers are ...

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LIFT bill heads to Gov. Inslee’s desk

LIFT bill heads to Gov. Inslee’s desk

A bill (HB 1306) to extend the expiration date of the Local Infrastructure Financing Tool Program (LIFT) from June 30, 2039 to June 30, 2044, was approved by the Legislature Thursday.

"This critical extension to finish the project and keep our promises to our community could not have happened without bipartisan teamwork,” said the bill’s prime sponsor, Rep. Sharon Wylie, ...

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Cleveland applauds Inslee veto of CRC funds

Cleveland applauds Inslee veto of CRC funds

Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, released this statement today regarding Gov. Jay Inslee’s veto of $81.9 million in funding for the Columbia River Crossing in the Legislature’s transportation budget:

"Many people in and around my district have been asking about the governor’s veto, and I can understand why there might be questions, when CRC opponents are actively mischaracterizing his actions.

“The governor ...

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Cleveland resolute on CRC funding

Cleveland resolute on CRC funding

Sen. Don Benton's continued efforts to stall the Columbia River Crossing are contrary to the interests of households and businesses in southwest Washington legislative districts, along the vital north-south transportation corridor and across the state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, said today.

With the regular legislative session ending and a special session scheduled to begin May 13, Cleveland said she would ...

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