Das, other state senators explain plastic bag ban bill

Could be statewide ban if House passes measure

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Kent School District leads voter registration drive

Registration forms provided to high school students; sent home with elementary children for parents

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Kent man gets 14 years for 4 counts of vehicular homicide

2018 Tukwila crash killed four young Kent men

Kent Mayor Ralph named new president of Sound Cities Association

Served as vice president in 2019

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Lake Tapps woman dies in I-5 crash near Kent | Update

Driver identified in wreck near South 272nd Street in Federal Way

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Inslee announces 15 appointees to state LGBTQ Commission

Legislature established group last year

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In November 2019, Washington voters approved Initiative 976, which calls for $30 car tabs. Sound Publishing file photo

Republicans try to guarantee $30 car tabs amid court hangup

Lawmakers sponsor companion bills in the House and Senate.

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King County Metro’s battery-electric bus. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County could bump up Metro electrification deadlines

Transportation generates nearly half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the state.

Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his 2020 State of the State Address on Tuesday, Jan. 14. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Office of the Governor)

Gov. Inslee delivers State of the State Address

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Bail can be a motivator for positive change

All City Bail Bonds works closely with defendants and their families following an arrest

 

Airport Winter Weather 101

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Savor the Season at SEA!

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Four reasons you’re waiting on the plane at SEA

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Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, the primary sponsor of SB 5323, speaking on the bill. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Sabio-Howell)

Proposed law adds a fee to plastic bags at checkout

Senate passes bill to ban single-use plastic bags, place 8-cent fee on reusable plastic bags.

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Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, was sworn in Jan. 13, 2020, as Speaker of the House. Photo by Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service

Jinkins sworn in as WA’s first female Speaker of the House

Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, is applauded by her colleagues as she becomes the first woman in Washington State history to… Continue reading

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