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Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on the Senate Transportation Package

House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) has issued the following statement in response to the newest transportation package proposal from Senators King and Hobbs: “I am encouraged by the new bipartisan proposal from Senators King and Hobbs. We must take action this session to build a better transportation system for our state, and this is an important first step towards that goal. It is only one step however – the legislation must still pass the Senate before bicameral negotiations … Continue reading

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Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on SB 5646

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on SB 5646 House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) has issued the following statement with regards to legislation introduced to cease all construction on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement. “I share the concerns voiced by Governor Inslee and Senator King – the bill to halt the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement is a distraction from the very real and important work being done to improve our transportation system. With an intent … Continue reading

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Statement from Rep. Judy Clibborn on Governor Inslee’s State of the State

House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island) has issued the following statement in response to Governor Inslee’s remarks on transportation issues during the State of the State address: “I appreciate the Governor’s forward-thinking remarks today about the critical need to pass a transportation investment package. The new funding mechanisms he has proposed, such as a cap-and-trade-system or a tax on carbon emissions, deserve serious consideration by members of the legislature. These tools should be part of our discussions moving forward as … Continue reading

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Election-year restrictions are in effect

Thank you for visiting my website. As you may know, this is an election year and we are required to follow legislative ethics rules to ensure state resources are not used for campaign purposes. These election-year restrictions include posting updates on my activity to this website. Just because it’s an election year doesn’t mean I stop working for you though. If you need information or have a legislative issue, please don’t hesitate to get in-touch with me via e-mail or … Continue reading

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Rep. Clibborn, state leaders gear up for transportation bus tour

State transportation leaders will travel by bus to see firsthand key rail-centered projects and attend briefings by state and local officials, following a June 17 joint transportation meeting in Spokane. “We’re going to be touring many small communities whose focus is rail. The goods they move by freight have a huge impact on Washington’s economy. I’m looking forward to meeting with local officials to find out what we can do in Olympia to ensure they can get things to market … Continue reading

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