Problems with pontoons being built to hold up the new State Route 520 floating bridge, and estimates that the state errors will cost tens of millions of dollars to fix, are driving fresh worries among legislative Republicans about raising transportation taxes.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, though, says the state should “fix it and move on.”
House Democrats are calling for nearly $10 billion in new taxes, but the Democratic caucuses won’t be able to pass them without help from the other side. And both House Republicans and the GOP-dominated coalition in the Senate told reporters today they would demand …