Senator aims to ban congestion pricing before Seattle can implement its own

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By: Jason Rantz Show My Northwest Originally published January 9, 2019 A Washington state senator is proposing legislation that will block Seattle, and other cities, from imposing tolls on city streets, a practice known as congestion pricing. “With the bill, the Legislature would prohibit cities and counties from enacting tolls,” said State Senator Tim Sheldon. “It wouldn’t single out Seattle as the … Read More

State GOP lawmaker eyes cheaper car tabs, Sound Transit reform

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State GOP lawmaker eyes cheaper car tabs, Sound Transit reform By: Hanna Scott, My Northwest My Northwest Originally published January 3, 2019 The 2019 legislative session gets underway in just over a week, and one Republican state Senator is putting a target on Sound Transit, and ST3, the $54 billion light rail expansion approved by voters. Lawmakers on both sides of the … Read More

18th District lawmakers host town hall marathon

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18th District lawmakers host town hall marathon By: Katy Sword, The Columbian The Columbian Originally published January 5, 2019 In order to address citizens across the 18th Legislative District before the new session starts Jan. 14, Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, and Rep.-elect Larry Hoff hosted a marathon town hall session on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. in … Read More