Category Archives: In The News

13 Dec
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Tacoma News Tribune: Here’s how one state legislator would pay off the Narrows Bridge and remove tolls

A Narrows Bridge without toll booths? It’s a long shot, but it could happen, if the state Legislature accepts a proposal by state Sen. Emily Randall and three other Democrats that would use the state’s operating funds to pay off ...

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07 Dec
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KOMO: State senator proposes bill to eliminate toll for drivers using Tacoma Narrows Bridge

“The bridge is an incredibly important connection,” said State Senator Emily Randall, a democrat from Bremerton. A roughly $1.4 billion project, Randall said commuters have only paid about $700 million so far. “The Tacoma Narrows Bridge continues to be the ...

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06 Dec
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Gig Harbor Now: Legislation proposes to pay off Tacoma Narrows Bridge, remove tolls

Tolls would be entirely removed from the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in a year and a half if a bill pre-filed Monday morning is passed by the Washington State Legislature. The 2022 short session will run 60 days from Jan. 10 to ...

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22 Apr
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Sen. Randall & Sen. Sheldon: “The gridlock in Gorst will not be solved by gridlock at the legislature”

By Sen. Emily Randall and Sen. Tim Sheldon One flood, one earthquake, any natural disaster – that’s all it would take to render the intersections of Highway 16 and Highway 3 in Gorst completely unpassable. That’s all it would take ...

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