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Senate: No tax breaks for pot production

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Senate has unanimously passed a measure that would exclude producers of marijuana and marijuana-infused products from qualifying for agriculture tax breaks…. …read more

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Senate passes bill to boost jobs for veterans

By Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill that would give Washington state business owners a tax break for hiring unemployed military veterans…. …read more

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Wash. to issue first pot-growing license Wednesday

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state is set to issue its first legal marijuana business license…. …read more

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Wash. justice misses arguments due to health issue

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington Supreme Court spokeswoman says “unexpected health concerns” will likely keep Justice James Johnson off the bench for the remainder of the court’s winter term…. …read more

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Lawmakers consider bill to bolster Wash. tourism

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — After eliminating the state tourism office in 2011, Washington lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow those in the private sector to pick up the slack…. …read more

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Washington State Archives running out of room

By By JERRY CORNFIELD OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a few days, the bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee enabling undocumented students to receive state financial aid will be delivered to the Washington State Archives for safekeeping…. …read more

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Number of homeless students growing in Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State education officials say the number of homeless students has gone up for the sixth year in a row in Washington state…. …read more

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Wash. Senate passes supplemental budget

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Senate has passed a supplemental budget that adds some money for education…. …read more

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Bill puts death penalty reprieve in spotlight

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Senate panel is weighing a measure that would prohibit a future Washington state governor from issuing a death penalty reprieve until after receiving a recommendation from a state Clemency and Pardons Board…. …read more

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Bill would gradually lower liquor taxes

By By MANUEL VALDES OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican and Democrat lawmakers are introducing a measure on Wednesday that would gradually lower liquor taxes…. …read more

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