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Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Agreement

Sunday, June 28, 2015 Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Agreement House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) has issued the following statement in response to the agreement reached between Governor Inslee and Senate Republicans on the low carbon fuel standard provisions of a transportation revenue package: “I want to commend Governor Inslee for his pragmatic leadership in successfully negotiating a deal on the low carbon fuel standard with Senate Republicans. Since taking office he … Continue reading

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A Legislative Update from Representative Clibborn

Dear Friends, As the House and Senate continue to debate how to fund the critical functions of our state and meet our obligations to fully fund K-12 education, I want to update you on the status of budget negotiations and what I have been working on here in Olympia. An Update on the Operating Budget Earlier during this special session, House Democrats received public input on a revised budget that marks a significant compromise in negotiations. Our new budget reduces … Continue reading

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House Passes Biennial Transportation Budget

With a bipartisan 74-20 vote, the House of Representatives passed a 2015-17 transportation budget that has been agreed to by the Senate. The maintenance level budget continues the work already in progress on projects across the state. “This budget is about keeping the promises that we made to voters when they approved the last two gas tax increases,” said House Transportation Committee Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “Almost 90 percent of projects are now complete, and this budget moves us … Continue reading

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House Releases Updated Transportation Revenue Package

House Democrats have released a new plan for transportation revenue and investment, making a handful of changes to the proposal they passed two years ago and setting up a new round of negotiations with the Senate. “A robust, modern transportation system is critical to our economy and our quality of life here in Washington,” said Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “This package will create jobs, combat traffic congestion, and connect the communities of our state together.” “This package builds … Continue reading

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House Passes Maintenance Transportation Budget

With a bipartisan 78-19 vote, the House of Representatives passed a no new taxes transportation budget that continues the work already in progress on projects across the state. “This budget is about keeping the promises that we made to voters when they approved the last two gas tax increases,” said House Transportation Committee Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “Almost 90 percent of projects are now complete, and this budget moves us forward by continuing work on the few that remain.” … Continue reading

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