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How to Reduce the cost of Highway Projects

By BOB PISHUE
Director, Coles Center for Transportation

Policy Recommendations

  1. End the practice of the state charging itself sales tax for transportation projects.

  2. Save 15% on transportation projects by using market-based labor pricing, rather than the artificially inflated prevailing wage system.

  3. Officials at all levels of government should review permitting and regulatory mandates on transportation projects in order to reduce costs and shorten planning and construction time.

  4. Remove the requirement that light rail be included in a new Columbia River bridge.

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WHH - Law Enforcement

State Patrol warns of ID phone scam

Washington State Patrol (WSP) wants to warn people that there is a phone scam occurring in Washington State requesting people to give their Social Security Number when they call an (813) Florida area code phone number as part of an identity theft investigation. 

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WHH - Politics

Murray, Cantwell Applaud Washington State Olympic Athletes

U.S. SenatorsPatty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced a Senate Resolution to congratulate athletes from the Evergreen State who will be competing with Team USA in the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which begin tomorrow in Sochi, Russia.

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