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Legislative Update: Investing in Transportation

After three years of negotiations, the legislature was finally able to pass a comprehensive transportation revenue package this session. The $16.1 billion package funds important projects and programs across our state, creating 100,000 jobs over the next sixteen years. As the Chair of the Transportation Committee, I am proud to say that these investments will help combat congestion, grow our economy, and move our state forward. This is an important step forward for Washington, but it’s also great news for … Continue reading

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House passes transportation investment package

$16.1 billion investment will create jobs, reduce congestion OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives has passed a package of bills making significant new investments in Washington’s transportation system, following a deal reached between House and Senate negotiators. “House Democrats have been working for almost three years to pass a transportation package that will provide relief to commuters and help grow our economy,” said House Transportation Chair Judy Clibborn (D-Mercer Island). “With this legislation heading to the Governor’s desk, we are … Continue reading

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House Passes Transportation Revenue Package Agreement

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 House Passes Transportation Revenue Package Agreement $16.1 billion investment will create jobs, reduce congestion   OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives has passed a package of bills making significant new investments in Washington’s transportation system, following a deal reached over the weekend between House and Senate negotiators. “House Democrats have been working for almost three years to pass a transportation package that will provide relief to commuters and help grow our economy,” said Transportation Chair Judy … Continue reading

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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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