Inslee Signs Bill to OK Fees for Electronic Public Records
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will allow government agencies to charge fees for electronic copies of records. While public agencies can already charge a default rate of up to 15 cents per page for photocopying documents in response to public records requests, current state law doesn't include comparable language for charging fees for documents that are scanned and se
City Council Wants to Fund Projects by Increasing Car Tab Fees [POLL]
The Yakima City council wants to fund 19 projects totaling $24 million with an increase in car tab fees. The council will hold a public hearing at its regular agenda meeting Tuesday night before voting on the issue. The council is looking at an increase of $15 to $20...
Washington State Owners of Electric Cars to be Charged With a $100 Fee
SEATTLE (AP) — Owners of electric cars in Washington state don't pay gasoline or gas taxes, but they're soon going to be hit with a $100 fee to own the battery-operated cars. A section of Washington state law that takes effect next year will require electric car owners to pay a $100 annual fee for road and highway improvements intended to compensate for the lack of gas taxes they pay...
Toppenish Owes $13,000 To Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority
Toppenish owes about 13 thousand dollars to the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority..that's an estimate by a spokesman from the agency....last week a county judge ruled the city must pay annual fees to the clean air agency...apparently the city halted payments five years ago because the city is located on the reservation...
Seattle Home Invasion Robbery/KIT Morning News Update for Wednesday, October 5th
Jewelry and personal items were taken by robbers, but no one was injured. That story and more from KIT's Lance Tormey.
Bank of America Could Nickel And Dime Its Way To $16
Banks such as JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo have introduced new fees on the checking account service after the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill restricted banks from charging merchants processing fees on debit card transactions.