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Gov. Jay Inslee is pushing to get Washington state to 100 percent clean energy by 2045. And he's not alone. Dozens of environmental groups, labor organizations, local governments and clean energy businesses also support the idea. 

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Opponents of Initiative 1631, the carbon fee, say they’re proud to have the support of over 100 Latino small businesses. The No campaign sent out a bilingual mailer in recent weeks, listing those companies and laying out their main arguments against the proposal.

But carbon fee supporters say they’re hearing from several on the list that were surprised to be included in the ads.

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One of the big decisions Washington voters face this election lies in Initiative 1631, which asks voters to impose a fee on carbon emissions. That’s the air pollution that comes from fossil fuels used in industry and transportation.

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A diverse array of groups from all over Washington State gathered in Seattle this week to rally support for Initiative 1631. That’s the latest proposal to curb carbon emissions by imposing fees on big polluters.