Tibanna79/Shutterstock Jay Inslee wants to tax your vaping. Watch your e-cigs: Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed a capital gains tax, a cigarette tax increase, and an e-cigarette tax. Combined with yesterday's proposed cap-and-trade program, the governor says his plan would bring in $1.4 billion in new revenue. Show More Summary
Jay Inslee wants to create a cap-and-trade program for the state's biggest polluters and use the money raised to fund transportation, education, and more.
Office of Governor Jay Inslee Governor Jay Inslee wants the state's biggest polluters to pay. California did it. So did nine states on the opposite coast. Now, Governor Jay Inslee has a plan to make Washington State's worst polluters pay for their carbon emissions. It’s about damn time. Show More Summary
My governor, Jay Inslee, has proposed a state-level carbon cap for the largest business emitters. By auctioning the permits, he expects to take in about a billion dollars in new revenue, about a sixth of which would be rebated to low-income...Show More Summary
By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Wednesday laid out a plan for a carbon cap-and-trade program aimed at fighting global warming and raising $1 billion a year for state schools and public transportation initiatives, but he will first need the support of a divided state legislature. Show More Summary
SEATTLE— Eighteen local and national environmental organizations called on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today to seek bold actions from the Washington Department of Ecology to address ocean acidification. A lawsuit by the Center for Biological...Show More Summary
Office of Governor Jay Inslee Washington State Governor Jay Inslee is expected to propose major legislation to combat climate change soon. Remy Trupin and De'Sean Quinn argue it won't be as successful as it needs to be unless it also...Show More Summary
Here's your chance to make a strong statement on behalf of the wild native steelhead on the OP. It will only take a second for you to send a message to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee urging him to prevent the collapse of wild native steelhead on the Olympic Peninsula. Sign the petition and help the spread the word. Just do it!
Charles Adam Conatzer and Ashok Chandwaney Seattle's Raging Grannies try to bring some "awareness" of oil train risks to the Department of Ecology in Olympia. Never mind the traffic on Interstate 5—Washington is poised to become clogged with oil trains. Show More Summary
Students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School will return to classes Monday with every corner of Washington state cheering their colors.
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Washington Governor Jay Inslee is asking for federal funds to assist families who lost their homes. The post In Washington State, The 2014 Wildfire Season Has Been 6 Times Worse Than Normal appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The state's transportation secretary has ordered a full, independent review of what went wrong Friday night when the Bremerton ferry run was overloaded by almost 500 people. Her boss, Gov. Jay Inslee, also has given her a new task: minimize service disruptions aboard the recently beleaguered Washington State Ferries as much as possible in the near term.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Billions of baby oysters in the Pacific inlets here are dying and Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington is busy spreading the bad news. Or to Mr. Inslee’s ambitions. The Democratic governor, aided by what is expected to be millions of dollars from his billionaire friend Tom Steyer, is using the story of […]
Will Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee get a Democratic state Senate? We'll know more after Tuesday's primary. This November, both parties will be working hard to try and take control of the Washington state Senate. On paper, Democrats hold a 25-24 majority. Show More Summary
Washington State Department of Transportation HAPPIER TIMES: Former Governor Christine Gregoire and current Governor Jay Inslee celebrating the launch of Seattle's tunnel boring machine back in July of 2013. Is the Seattle School Board...Show More Summary
Gov. Jay Inslee announced $14.3 million in grants Tuesday intended to help state utilities better and more efficiently utilize solar and wind power. The “smart grid” grants were announced at an event at UniEnergy, a Mukilteo company that makes one of a number of competing energy-storage technologies, all intended to help utilities better manage the Continue reading ?
A $3.2 million grant from Washington Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Department of Commerce will help Avista invest in research to address one of the biggest challenges facing the energy industry – how to integrate power generated from intermittent renewable sources such as wind and solar into the electrical grid. Inslee announced more Continue reading ?
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Department of Commerce recently announced more than $14 million in smart grid matching grants from Inslee’s Clean Energy Fund to help Avista Corp., Puget Sound Energy and Snohomish PUD better integrate power from intermittent renewable sources such as wind and solar in the state’s electrical grid. The Continue reading ?
“Sometimes you can't convince people, you just have to defeat them.” That was Washington state governor Jay Inslee's message about dealing with climate deniers today at Climate Solutions' 6th annual breakfast in Seattle. “We're not going...Show More Summary