Washington Governor Scales Back Transportation Plan, But Criticism Lingers
- Washington Governor Ready to OK $4.2B Transportation Plan. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;4/29/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31624, p5
Washington governor Gary Locke is expected to approve a new 4.2 billion dollar transportation plan that calls for the issuance of 2.6 billion dollar of general obligation bonds over 10 years. The state expects to raise extra revenue through a five cent increase in the states 23 cent motor...
- Washington Governor Wants to Fix Traffic With $9.4B Plan. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;05/04/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31132, p39
Reports on the unveiling of Washington Governor Gary Locke's 10-year transportation plan. Proposed property tax hike; Efforts to relieve congestion throughout the state; Proposed use of state taxes, federal funds, and borrowed money to build up the transportation system.
- Locke's latest Washington road show: $350 million of new debt. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;02/18/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30832, p3
Reports on Washington State Governor Gary Locke's proposal to finance transportation projects in the state. Revenue sources proposed for securing bonds; Current funding of the state's transportation projects; Legislation competing with Locke's plan.
- Lead or get run over on state transport plan. // Journal of Business (10756124);05/31/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 12, pA4
Editorial. Comments on the transportation-spending proposal of Governor Gary Locke in Washington. Complaints of the taxpayers on excise tax; Development of strategies for the transportation plan; Effects of the proposal on the transportation projects in Spokane County.
- After Sharp Rise In Robberies, Penalties Are Toughened. // Credit Union Journal;4/1/2002, Vol. 6 Issue 13, pN.PAG
Presents information on the legislation, HB 2511, signed by Washington Governor Gary Locke as of April 2002, that toughens penalties for bank robberies in the state. Number of years of incarceration.
- Washington Road Rage: Transportation Budget Battle Looms. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;04/27/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31127, p36
Focuses on the dispute between Washington Governor Gary Locke and state lawmakers over a transportation package, a portion of which would be financed by bonds. Details regarding Locke's proposed financing option for the transportation package; Claims and contentions of supporters and opponents...
- Don't let the Competitiveness Report gather dust. Brunnel, Don // Wenatchee Business Journal;Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, pA19
Reports the controversy of the government report submitted by Washington Competitiveness Council in Washington. Reaction of governor Gary Locke on the report; Attention given by Locke on transportation related problems in the state; Areas of the economy needing attention.
- WASHINGTON STATE TO STUDY ELECTRONICS RECYCLING. // BioCycle;May2004, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the approval of the House Bill 2488 by Governor Gary Locke in Washington. Features of the bill; Significance of the bill; Impact of the bill on electronic product manufacturers.
- Wash. Sexual-Misconduct Bills Head to Governor. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;3/24/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p18
Washington state legislators have passed a trio of bills designed to reduce the risk that students will be subjected to sexual misconduct by teachers, coaches and other school employees. Under the three bills, now awaiting the approval of governor Gary Locke, school officials would be required...