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Washington revenue forecasts yet to feel the effect of Jeff Bezos move
Earlier this month Jeff Bezos announced plans to move from Washington to Florida, but the seismic shift of potential tax dollars lost from his paying of the state's capital gains tax has yet to be felt.
Benton County judge censured, agrees to total sobriety after DUIs
The WA Supreme Court has censured and suspended a Benton County District Court judge without pay for 30 days after he was arrested on a DUI charge early this year.
Washington State Needs More Parking Spaces for Truckers
The Washington Trucking Associations and its national counterpart, the American Trucking Associations, are urging Gov. Jay Inslee to tap into federal funding to address the state’s lack of big rig parking.
WSDOT official: New projects funded ‘in lieu’ of infrastructure maintenance
The Washington State Department of Transportation officials say they need $1.1 billion more annually to fully fund maintenance and preservation demand on the existing infrastructure. However, WSDOT Deputy Director Amy Scarton says that it isn’t the lack of money, but how the state agency is directed by the Legislature to spend it.