Wasn't special session to be about transportation?
In our opinion
According to news reports, the recently concluded Washington Legislature’s special session was called to address a $10 billion transportation package and “other legislation” that would keep production of Boeing’s new 777X project in the state.
Apparently that “other legislation” was more important.
Legislators took just three days to pass a package extending aerospace industry tax breaks to the year 2040 that will be worth over $8 billion to Boeing. Those breaks could be canceled if the aerospace giant moves construction of the plane, any of its derivatives, or a significant par...
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