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Despite Trump’s pledge, governors expect little federal spending on infrastructure

President Trump again said Monday he was preparing to “spend big” on infrastructure. But even as he spoke, administration officials and congressional leaders are telling governors to expect little for new federal investment in public works. Instead, the administration plans to spur public-private partnerships, such as toll roads and transmission lines, by loosening environmental reviews and removing other red tape.

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Latino Legislative Day rally draws more than 1,000 to the Capitol

The rally culminated with a news conference featuring members of the Legislature and representatives from the Latino community who touted economic contributions immigrants give to the state while addressing the effects of recent federal immigration orders.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
Latino Legislative Day rally draws more than 1,000 to the Capitol 2:10

Latino Legislative Day rally draws more than 1,000 to the Capitol

State Patrol continues finger printing as legislature considers biometric data protections 1:58

State Patrol continues finger printing as legislature considers biometric data protections

Federal Way School District Superintendent Tammy Campbell offers support for levy cliff delay 1:13

Federal Way School District Superintendent Tammy Campbell offers support for levy cliff delay

State lawmakers talk about immigration, raids in Washington 1:16

State lawmakers talk about immigration, raids in Washington