UPDATED 5 p.m. with procedural move and comment from the governor’s office.
Senate leaders pronounced a transportation funding package dead this afternoon as they worked toward adjournment of their second special session as soon as tonight. Democrats fell short in an procedural move to force the proposal to the floor.
That would mean drivers wouldn’t have to cough up an extra 10.5 cents of gas tax and the South Sound would wait another year for help restoring bus service, widening Interstate 5 along Joint Base Lewis-McChord and extending state Route 167 to the Port of Tacoma.
The Senate’s mostly GOP …