transportation budget http://www.kplu.org en Gas Tax or No Gas Tax in Special Session? http://www.kplu.org/post/gas-tax-or-no-gas-tax-special-session <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As Washington lawmakers convene in an effort to win production of the next Boeing </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">777x</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, there’s already a dispute over whether one of the must-haves is a gas tax package for transportation improvements.</span></p><p>Gov. Jay Inslee insists the time is now, but some lawmakers say road funding can wait.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:07:30 +0000 Austin Jenkins 10896 at http://www.kplu.org Gas Tax or No Gas Tax in Special Session? Deal on state transportation budget reached http://www.kplu.org/post/deal-state-transportation-budget-reached <p><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 1.5;">State lawmakers have reached an apparent deal on a transportation budget.</span></p><p style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">The state House is expected to vote on the compromise $8.8 billion budget over the weekend, with the Senate likely to follow suit before the regular session ends on Sunday.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 23:46:13 +0000 The Associated Press 8587 at http://www.kplu.org Deal on state transportation budget reached