Ed Orcutt

C-Tran in the spotlight in Olympia

It's been four months since C-Tran inked a contract with TriMet to operate light rail in Vancouver as part of the Columbia River Crossing project. But the controversial deal is […]

Are transportation projects twice as expensive in Washington state? Maybe.

Throughout the debate on a statewide plan┬áto raise money for transportation projects, many Republican legislators pointed to this statistic: Washington state's transportation projects cost twice as much as similar projects […]

Orcutt points out most of the 1-5 Skagit River bridge still standing

State Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, received national attention earlier this year when he said bicyclists contribute to climate change by breathing heavily and therefore emitting carbon dioxide into the air. […]

$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 […]

Local legislators’ proposals face last major cutoff before session ends

Wednesday marked the last big deadline for non-budgetary bills in the Legislature, and some proposals by Clark County's legislators fared better than others. Here's a quick roundup of where some […]

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