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Guest Editorial: We Need to Become a State Where Everyone Pays Their Fair Share

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Office of Governor Jay Inslee Governor Jay Inslee delivering his State of the State address on January 13. He argues that state legislators must act this session to reform our unfair tax system. On so many fronts, Washington leads the nation. Show More Summary

The First Of Washington State’s Energy Storage Is Online

Four energy storage units funded by Washington state's Clean Energy Fund have been dedicated by Governor Jay Inslee, and are in operation The First Of Washington State’s Energy Storage Is Online was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Washington Governor: “Buck Up” and Accept Capital Gains Tax

“Buck up,” Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said in introducing a budget calling for $1.4 billion in higher taxes over the coming biennium, including a new capital gains tax that is merely the latest in a string of efforts to introduce some sortShow More Summary

The State of Our State Is _________ ?

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Office of Governor Jay Inslee Governor Jay Inslee and staff recently, preparing for today's State of the State address. Huddle around the TVW, everyone! Governor Jay Inslee is about to address a joint session of the state legislature...Show More Summary

The greenest governor in the country tells Grist about his big climate plan

Why did Washington state choose a cap-and-trade program? And does it have a chance of passing? Gov. Jay Inslee weighs in.

Cap and Trade Plans, Tax Deadlines, and Rate Drops

Washington Governor Jay Inslee proposes a statewide cap and trade program. The Democrat released details of his carbon pollution market program that would give the state’s Department of Ecology authority to set annual goals aimed at reducing emissions to half of 1990 levels. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Inslee Proposes $1.4 Billion in New Taxes on Capital Gains, Pollution, and Vape Pens

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

Washington governor proposes big, bold climate plan

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.

Inslee Rolls Out Plan for a Washington Cap-and-Trade Program

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

A Carbon Cap for Washington State?

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

Washington governor unveils carbon cap-and-trade plan

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

Letter urges Washington Governor to push state agency for action on ocean acidification

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

Guest Editorial: We Can't Address Climate Change Without Addressing Income Inequality

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

TAKE ACTION - Prevent the collapse and ESA listing of wild steelhead on Washington's Olympic Peninsula

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

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!

Governor Jay Inslee's Oil Train Safety Study Comes Under Fire from Environmentalists

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee proclaims Nov. 3 ‘Red and White Day’ for Marysville students

Students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School will return to classes Monday with every corner of Washington state cheering their colors.

Jail Time For Hat Thieves

(Reuters) - Two women who broke into Washington Governor Jay Inslee's office and stole items including an animal-fur mask and ceremonial state police... Read more: Jail Time for Hat Thieves, Jail Time for Hat Thieves Washington, Women Steal Hats, Washington Women Steal Hats, Jail Time Women Steal Hats, Dumb Crime, Weird News News

In Washington State, The 2014 Wildfire Season Has Been 6 Times Worse Than Normal

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.

WA: State Transpo Sec: 'We Are Looking to Increase Reliability' on Ferries

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.

Oyster deaths from ocean acidification become key issue in Washington state fall elections

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 […]

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