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Inslee introduces carbon tax proposal at State of State address


January 11, 2018

In his annual State of the State address given to the Legislature on Jan. 9, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee proposed a measure to set a price on carbon emissions in the state.

Inslee said more than 75 percent of the tax would be reinvested in a range of emission-reducing and job-creating programs such as helping more people pay for energy-saving insulation in their homes, incentivizing further use of electric vehicles and buses, building more solar panels, supporting development of other clean energy technology, as well as updating irrigation and water management systems.

Inslee’s proposal wo...

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