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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.

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