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Tag: Taylor Shellfish

Feb.
20th

UPDATE – Senate panel welcomes Inslee pitch on climate change

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Gov. Jay Inslee stepped up his campaign to do something on climate change, telling a legislative committee this morning that the impacts of global warming could cause $10 billion damage yearly to Washington’s economy and families by 2020.

“I believe we in Washington ought to be optimistic in our ability to whip climate change,’’ Inslee told the committee in testifying for his proposal to create a legislative task force to study climate change responses.

The Republican-led Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee welcomed the Democratic governor, and chairman Doug Ericksen of Whatcom County, who said

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