Today is the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington State Legislature.
Here is a roundup of opinion articles relating to state government, both from today and over the weekend.
Articles are compiled from news sources throughout the state.
- If Bertha bursts the budget, who pays? (Knute Berger/Crosscut)
- Stop funding school construction with clearcuts (Web Hutchins, Seattle teacher/Crosscut)
- Holding steady in Olympia (The Everett Herald)
- Guest: To shift views on climate change, we need a doctor (Richard C.J. Somerville, university climate scientist/The Everett Herald) Editorial: A list of must-do items for the Wash. Legislature (The Seattle Times)
- Editorial: Community college plan has students dodging debt (The Spokesman-Review)
- Time for Washington to pencil in a CRC alternative (Greg Jayne/The Columbian)
- In our view: Just say no to oil terminal (The Columbian)
- State needs to lift unfair B&0 tax burden (Jason Mercier, director of Washington Policy Center/Tri-City Herald)