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Isaac Williams, 6, wears a mask as he prepares to receive a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle. Wash. Gov. Inslee said on Feb. 9, 2022 that he’s lifting outdoor masking requirements.

Washington Governor Says Announcement On State Indoor Mask Mandate Coming Next Week

As states from Oregon to New York announce plans to end mask mandates, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced that he’s lifting outdoor masking requirements and plans to announce next week a date when the face-covering rules for public indoor spaces and schools will be lifted. Continue Reading Washington Governor Says Announcement On State Indoor Mask Mandate Coming Next Week

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The 400-mile Olympic Pipeline carries gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from refineries in northern Washington state.

Washington State Legislators Propose Tax On Oregon Drivers’ Fuel

Democrats in charge of the Washington Legislature are proposing a new tax on gasoline and diesel fuel destined for Oregon, Idaho and Alaska to partially pay for a cornucopia of highway, transit, rail, bike trail and ferry construction across Washington state. The “exported fuel tax” was included in a transportation spending and revenue package unveiled Tuesday in Olympia. Continue Reading Washington State Legislators Propose Tax On Oregon Drivers’ Fuel

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