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Progress on new Chamber Way overpass and upcoming road closure
Progress on new Chamber Way overpass and upcoming road closure
Two years after the Chamber Way overpass of I-5 in Chehalis was damaged by a large truck, the new bridge is complete and the Washington State Department of Transportation is preparing to finish the connections and open it to the public. In order to complete the project Chamber Way will...
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Celebrating Centralia’s George and Mary Washington
Celebrating Centralia’s George and Mary Washington
In August I enjoyed the opportunity to join with hundreds of area residents at the unveiling of a new statue of Centralia’s founders George and Mary Washington. Click here to read more about the celebration in the Centralia Chronicle. TVW — our state’s version of C-SPAN — also created a short...
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As strong economy drives record revenues, Legislature must protect taxpayers As strong economy drives record revenues, Legislature must protect taxpayers
Legislators should use projected increases in tax revenues to save taxpayers money in the long term and provide financial stability for the state, according to Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia. Today’s meeting of the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council saw the state’s chief economist announce a $348 million increase...
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Students are now missing school, statewide officials absent
Students are now missing school, statewide officials absent
For one week and counting top state officials have been unresponsive to a request from Sen. John Braun to help prevent school closures. On Aug. 24 the Senate Republican budget leader sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal...
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