Curtis King

Republicans tip cards on transportation talks

When state lawmakers adjourned last week, it marked the second time in two years that leaders left Olympia without striking a deal on a broad transportation revenue package for maintenance […]

Senators charge $8,460 in per diems during 3-day special session

State senators were reimbursed a combined $8,460 to cover the cost of meals and lodging during the Nov. 7-9 special session in Olympia. Lawmakers were called into the session to […]

Inslee responds to Rivers’ criticisms of Oregon-led Columbia River Crossing plan

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says his attorney general stands by a recent legal analysis stating an Oregon-led Columbia River Crossing project could be built on Washington soil, even without the […]

King to address public in Vancouver next month after Legislature failed to pass transportation revenue

During the Legislature's off-season, state Sen. Curtis King will travel the state and beat the drum for transportation reforms and the need to pass a transportation package. [caption id="attachment_1398" align="alignleft" width="214"] […]

Sen. King offers new transportation plan without CRC money, isn’t hopeful it will go anywhere

State Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, has found himself in an odd position. As co-chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, he took a shot at creating a compromise transportation tax package […]

Inslee: tax package with CRC a top priority in special session

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and state lawmakers controlling the Senate continued to share different views on the Columbia River Crossing as they convened for the first day of a special […]

$450 million for CRC clears House committee hurdle, introduced in Senate

The Columbia River Crossing's best bet for securing $450 million from Washington state this year advanced out of a House committee today. That proposal, a transportation revenue package that raises taxes […]

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