NOVEMBER 7, 2013

ELECTIONS/GOVERNANCE 

Gunn keeps lead for port commission job After a second round of ballot counting Wednesday, Port of Olympia commission challenger Sue Gunn maintained a 3-point lead over incumbent Jeff Davis. 

Newly elected Port Angeles port commissioner to be in office four years, not six District 2 Port Commissioner Colleen McAleer will serve four years instead of six before she faces re-election. 

Robbins now ahead of Kowalczyk in Port of Bellingham raceDan Robbins pulled ahead of Renata Kowalczyk in one of two Port of Bellingham commission races after the Wednesday.

 

TRADE 

LA port considers ‘incentives’ to lure shippersPort of Los Angeles is expected to consider a novel approach of paying shippers an incentive fee to lure more containers to its seaport.

 

TRANSPORTATION 

Gas Tax or No Gas Tax in Special Session?As Washington lawmakers convene in an effort to win production of the next Boeing 777x, there’s already a dispute over whether one of the must-haves is a gas tax package for transportation improvements.

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