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Articles from the March 9, 2012 edition

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 By Village Theatre Media Release    Entertainment    March 9, 2012


Issaquah and Everett, Wash. – Village Theatre is excited to announce the opening of the new musical comedy, It Shoulda Been You, the second new musical production in its 2011-2012 Mainstage...

 By Washington State Transportation Commission - News    News    March 9, 2012

State Transportation Commission begins Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll setting process

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Transportation Commission has begun its work in setting new toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge (TNB) that will take effect on July 1. As part of this process, the TNB Citizen Advisory Committee will...

 By Scott Panitz    News    March 9, 2012

Senate and House still far apart in budget negotiating process

hen three Senate Democrats aligned with Republicans to advance a bipartisan supplemental 2011-2013 budget proposal Friday, March 2 in Olympia, it was intended to spur stagnant budget negotiations. “Here we are a few days from the end of the...

 By Senate Democrats - Washington State    News    March 9, 2012

Sen. Hobbs’ amendments add additional remedies and protections for families facing foreclosure

OLYMPIA – Amendments were added to House Bill 2614 on Monday to continue the work of the Foreclosure Fairness Act (FFA) as well as add additional remedies and protections for other parts of the foreclosure process. The amendments, advocated for...

 By Stephanie Davenport    News    March 9, 2012

Mike Hope votes for shovel-ready projects along Highway 9

This evening the House passed Substitute House Bill 2190, a supplemental transportation budget that will dedicate millions of dollars in new construction and improvements along Highway 9, I-5 and State Route 528. Rep. Mike Hope, who represents the...

 By Nathan Olson, Communications Manager    News    March 9, 2012

Kindergarten Inventory Bill Passes House

OLYMPIA - On Monday, the state House of Representatives passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2586<>. The bill would provide a structure for families, teachers and early learn...

 By News From The Washington State Legislature    News    March 9, 2012

Legislature passes measure to help homeowners in crisis

OLYMPIA—Struggling homeowners will get much needed help from the state in a measure passed by the Legislature earlier this week. House Bill 2614, sponsored by State Rep. Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney (D-Seattle) will bring clarity to the shor...