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‘Clearly greenlighted’: Washington and Oregon lawmakers upbeat about I-5 bridge replacement

BY: and - July 28, 2023

Washington and Oregon lawmakers got a clearer idea Friday of what a new Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River might look like, how much drivers may pay to use it and how residents of both states can stay involved as the project moves toward construction.  The three-hour virtual meeting was the first major update […]

What the Supreme Court’s rejection of affirmative action programs means for WA colleges

BY: - June 29, 2023

Colleges and universities in Washington will likely have to reconsider admissions processes after the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against factoring race into decisions about who is admitted to higher education programs.  Affirmative action in Washington’s public institutions — including state universities — has been banned for over two decades under a law voters […]