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Washington Governor Fires Hospital Chief Following Escape
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday fired the head of psychiatric hospital in which an accused murderer escaped from last week.
The escape was the latest in a litany of problems at the 800-bed Western State Hospital, where violent assaults on both staff and patients have…
Gov. Inslee Proposing Teacher’s Starting Pay Raise
 
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee wants Washington state's teachers to get a raise, so he has proposed raising the state's portion of a teacher's starting pay by $5,000 next fall to help retention rates across the state. The teacher proposal is separate from the budget plan, but it would requir…
Gov. Inslee Set to Release Supplemental Budget Proposal
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is set to release his supplemental budget proposal for the 2016 legislative session.
Inslee will release his plan Thursday morning. Lawmakers return to the Capitol next month, and the House and Senate will each present their own supplemental budget proposal…

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