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By Josh Kelety
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Governor rolls out carbon tax proposal and Republicans balk


Last updated 1/10/2018 at 1:40pm

Governor Jay Inslee rolled out his most recent proposal to tax carbon emissions across the state of Washington.

The proposal he unveiled on Tuesday is sweeping: emissions generated by power plants and transportation fuels — with the exception of airplane jet fuel — would be taxed at $20 per ton, starting July 1, 2019. With annual increases of roughly 3 percent plus inflation, the governor...

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