Governor's budget eyes new sources of revenue

Gov Jay Inslee discussed the revenue portion of his proposed budget with the Reporter on Thursday. - CRAIG GROSHART, Reporter Newspapers
  • Today at 3:43PM

With opposition to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed 2015-17 biennial budget coming from both sides of the aisle, the state's top executive says it's up to the Legislature to provide a better alternative.


Community Events, December 2014

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Citizens invited to apply to Kirkland’s Tourism Development Committee

  • Today at 2:32PM

The city of Kirkland has an adult vacancy on its Tourism Development Committee. Interested citizens are invited to apply.

Police raid known drug house in Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland

  • Today at 1:29PM

Following a detailed investigation by the Eastside Narcotics Task Force (ENTF) and the Kirkland Police Department, one suspect was taken into custody at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Dec. 19 in the 8200 block of NE 142nd Street in the Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland.

Kirkland firefighters respond to car fire on southbound I-405, three lanes blocked

  • Today at 11:12AM

The Kirkland firefighters union reported a car fire on southbound Interstate-405 on their Twitter account. According to the report, three lanes are blocked.

Rep. Ross Hunter reacts to Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget proposal

  • Today at 7:00AM

I want to review the Governor’s budget in more detail before getting into specifics, but in general I’m encouraged that he recognizes the need for more revenue to respond to our education funding requirements.

Question of the Day

Do you think the suspects in the Juanita High School sexual assault case should be allowed to attend another school in the Lake Washington School District if they were expelled?

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