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Washington Republicans Declare Victory On Inslee's Climate Change Bill


Washington. Gov. Jay Inslee got the Legislature to approve his study of ways to curb greenhouse gases -- but the Democrat's plan has been reworked by Republicans who run the Senate.

Washington. Gov. Jay Inslee got the Legislature to approve his study of ways to curb greenhouse gases -- but the Democrat's plan has been reworked by Republicans who run the Senate.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – In the coming months, Washington state will embark on a study of the best ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The research is one provision of a measure Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday. It’s a key legislative win for the Democrat.

So why are Republicans declaring victory?

In the end, Governor Inslee got his climate change bill. But it came out looking a bit different then it went in. That’s because Republicans now largely control the Washington Senate. They rewrote key sections of the bill. …Read the full story at Northwest News Network, where this was first reported.

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