Two More Key Climate-change Bills Pass in Olympia, Head to Gov. Inslee’s Desk

Gov. Jay Inslee has for years fruitlessly yearned for climate-change legislation to reach his desk for a signature. Not anymore.

In a pair of Earth Day votes Monday, the Washington state Legislature sent two key climate-change bills to Inslee for approval.

Those, combined with final passage last week of two other carbon-reduction bills, will cement a landmark win in the governor’s long-sought and oft-foiled quest to curb global warming.

By Joseph O’Sullivan & Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times

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