The Senate Transportation Committee, in a 10-to-5 vote, last night passed a statewide transportation revenue package that includes over $1.8 billion to complete state routes 167 and 509.

Supporters of completing State Route 167 were particularly vocal at a Senate committee hearing yesterday to express support for a statewide transportation revenue package.

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma saw their combined container volumes fall 13 percent in January, continuing a trend that started in November.

Those who watch modern politics may have forgotten that there once was a time when legislative bo

Those who watch modern politics may have forgotten that there once was a time when legislative bodies worked.

The bipartisan statewide transportation package unveiled by Sens. Curtis King and Steve Hobbes last week is scheduled for a legislative hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 3:30 in Senate Hearing Room 1 of the Cherberg Senate Office Building.

Supporters of the completion of State Route 167 expressed vocal support for the compromise transportation package released yesterday by a bipartisan group of state senators.

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma welcome the proposal by the Washington State Senate for a $15 billion transportation revenue package that would benefit the state’s economy by speeding the movement of cargo through the ports.  

A bipartisan coalition of four senators today announced agreement on a $15 billion, 16-year state

In light of U.S. West Coast ports’ limited activity this weekend, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma continue to press the Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore and Warehouse Union to resolve the impasse in contract negotiations.

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