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Transportation
4:01 pm
Thu March 12, 2015

Governor Brown Signs Clean Fuels Bill Into Law

File photo. Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a clean fuels bill into law Thursday.
Office of the Governor

Originally published on Thu March 12, 2015 3:45 pm

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has made what is perhaps her boldest political statement since she took office in February.

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Gas Tax
4:42 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Washington Senate Passes 11.7 Cent Gas Tax Hike; Heads To House

The Washington Senate approved an 11.7-cent gas tax increase phased in over three years.
Kristen Steele Flickr

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 3:44 pm

The Republican-led Washington Senate Monday approved a nearly 12-cents-per-gallon gas tax increase phased in over three years.

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Gas
5:00 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Washington Senators Propose 11.7 Cent Gas Tax Increase For Roads

Senate Transportation Chair Curtis King and a bipartisan group of senators introduce a proposed 11.7 cent gas tax increase to help fund a $15 billion transportation package
Austin Jenkins Northwest News Network

Originally published on Thu February 12, 2015 5:31 pm

A bipartisan group of Washington state senators is backing an 11.7 cent gas tax increase over three years.

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Gas
5:38 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Republican Transportation Leader Eyeing 11.5 Cent Gas Tax Increase

Kristen Steele Flickr

Originally published on Thu January 29, 2015 5:34 pm

Gas prices have plummeted, but Washington’s gas tax could soon go up.

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Transportation
4:42 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Transportation Funding Fight Looms In Washington Legislature

Brianhe Wikimedia

Originally published on Mon January 5, 2015 3:46 pm

The Washington legislature convenes next Monday for a 105-day session. Transportation funding is one of the top agenda items.

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Idaho Gas Tax
6:07 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Poll Finds Idahoans Would Consider Higher Taxes If It Means Better Roads

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

A new poll finds Idahoans might not be so tax-averse when it comes to funding improvements to the state's roads and bridges. About 54 percent say the economic benefit is a compelling reason to increase revenue for transportation infrastructure.

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DOT Funding
5:51 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Feds Warn Of Possible Highway Cash Holdback to Northwest States

The Idaho Department of Transportation has temporarily suspended advertising for bids for some highway projects.
Credit Chad Kainz / Flickr

The Idaho Department of Transportation has temporarily suspended advertising for bids for some highway projects. Oregon and Washington may soon do the same. That's all because of a standoff in Congress about how to replenish the money in the pot for highway construction.

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