Political Buzz

Talking WA politics.

NOTICE: Political Buzz has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Political Buzz.
Visit the new section.

Morning update: 12 days left to reach budget deal (2nd special session day 8)

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on June 19, 2013 at 9:28 am with No Comments »
June 19, 2013 9:28 am

Lawmakers seem to have a path out of town after a positive revenue forecast Tuesday.

But no one is packing a bag yet. Budget talks continued last night. Still unclear is the status of a proposed gas tax increase to fund roads. Transportation leaders are meeting today with Gov. Jay Inslee, who wants the package.

Meanwhile, the state Liquor Control Board is holding a 1:30 p.m. work session on the public comments it received about its proposed rules for marijuana legalization.

Leave a comment Comments
*
We welcome comments. Please keep them civil, short and to the point. ALL CAPS, spam, obscene, profane, abusive and off topic comments will be deleted. Repeat offenders will be blocked. Thanks for taking part and abiding by these simple rules.

Follow the comments on this post with RSS 2.0