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Start negotiations with transportation

And so it goes.Democrats in the state House and Republicans in the Senate encountered their latest impasse Wednesday when neither could agree to a starting point for budget ne... [Read the editorial]

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Dana Milbank: Foes of deal with Iran consistent in their inconsistency  April 17
Dana Milbank: GOP rushes to aid wealthiest 5,550 families  April 16
Sid Schwab: Since when is selling cake a religious act?  April 15
Kathleen Parker: Clinton, Rubio campaign launches a contrast in message  April 15
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Commentary highlights

Our way out of this jam
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Oil's track record: Point-Counterpoint: Are stronger rules necessary?
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Guest commentary / Standardized testing: Tests alone not adequate to judge student’s knowledge, teacher’s skill   April 18
Guest commentary / Legislature: Anti-discrimination battles fought here, too   April 14
Guest commentary / Tobacco tax increase: Increase would hit shop owners, the poor   April 13
Viewpoints / State transportation plan: Our way out of this jam   April 12
Guest commentary / Transit taxpayer support: Community Transit should lower costs, not increase tax   April 12
Guest commentary / Low-carbon fuel standard: Carbon proposals threaten state transportation budget  April 12
Commentary / Commemorating history: U.S. needs a few new holidays   April 12
Guest commentary / Testing and education: Put emphasis on teaching kids, not testing them   April 11
Guest commentary / Sound Salmon Solutions' 25th year: Give 5 to help us protect salmon   April 11
Guest commentary / Quality Care Act: Nursing homes’ low staffing levels raise concerns for care   April 11

More editorials

In Our View / Gov. Inslee's toxics clean-up plan: Lawmakers watering down water quality   April 14
In Our View / Local heroes: Teens’ actions truly inspire   April 13
In Our View / Aerospace tax incentives: Holding Boeing accountable for tax breaks   April 12
In Our View / Wildlife and recreation grants: Injecting politics into parks   April 10
In Our View / April 28 special election: Approve Monroe school bond   April 9
In Our View / Education funding: Get voters’ OK on I-1351 change   April 8
In Our View / Student testing: Latest tests offer advantages   April 7
In Our View / Consumers and food: Demand healthier options  April 6
In Our View / Religious liberty and civil rights: Our response when rights clash   April 5
In Our View / State House and Senate budgets: Tax increases meet two goals   April 3
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