Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Spokane City Council passes climate-change ordinance, Senate health care bill fails, and morning headlines

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click to enlarge Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart was one of six "yes" votes on the ordinance.
  • Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart was one of six "yes" votes on the ordinance.
Council passes climate-change ordinance
After some public debate, the Spokane City Council codified the city's commitment to sustainability and combating climate change in a 6-1 vote. (Spokesman-Review)

Two dead in Valley house fire
Two people died after an explosion and fire in Spokane Valley. Neighbors say they heard the explosion around 1:40 this morning. Police are investigating; the victims have not been identified. (KHQ)

County board down to two
Shelly O'Quinn has served her last day on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners — about a month later than she had originally intended. (Spokesman-Review)


Obamacare repeal fails
The Senate Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act has been killed, for now, thanks to two Republicans who announced their opposition to the measure yesterday — one of whom fellow Republicans believed would never oppose it. (NPR)

Now, President Trump says that Congress should just repeal Obamacare without a plan to replace it. (New York Times)

Trump's bill signings
Trump likes to say that he's signed more bills "than any president, ever." In truth, he's a little behind the average. (New York Times)
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