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By Sen. Mark Schoesler
Rep. 9th Legislative District 

Lie or an 'ad-lib'

 

August 3, 2023



There’s no question the governor misled the people last year when claiming his cap-and-tax scheme would add “pennies” to the cost of gas once it took full effect in 2023.

Gov. Jay Inslee has a degree in economics, as he reminded everyone at a news conference last week. And, yet, he assumed oil companies would simply absorb the added cost of complying with cap-and-tax?

Inslee came up with a new lie at that news conference, as part of a feeble effort to claim his scheme has nothing to do with state gas prices being so high – and much higher than in Idaho and Oregon. As reported in th...



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