Politics

Inslee: I haven't forgotten about Southwest Washington

9 p.m. December 19
Governor says money is available for projects region

Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed transportation budget doesn't fund any Southwest Washington projects, but on Friday the governor said he hasn't forgotten the region.

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Local legislators largely pan Inslee's budget

9:39 p.m. December 18

Rep. Jim Moeller, speaker pro tempore of the Washington House, says Gov. Jay Inslee is an "eternal optimist." The governor's budget, Moeller said, which would charge polluters and includes a new capital gains tax, was indicative of such optimism.

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CUBA-U.S. shift: No word yet from Fidel

7:55 p.m. December 19

HAVANA — Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.