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February 8, 1992 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pressure on BankAmerica Corp. to sell more bank branches in Washington state as part of its acquisition of Security Pacific Corp. increased Friday when a legislative committee approved a bill that would limit the percentage of bank deposits an institution can control there. But Washington officials said the legislation's future is uncertain, noting that an identical bill died earlier in the state's Senate.
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February 22, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. Gary Locke vetoed a bill banning same-sex marriages, calling it "divisive and unnecessary." Leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature said they would try to override the Democratic governor's veto. If they failed, they vowed to place a referendum on gay marriage on the November ballot. The vetoed measure defined marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman.
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BUSINESS
March 4, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Washington State Drops Merger Bill: State lawmakers have scrapped a bill that would have impeded BankAmerica Corp.'s acquisition of Security Pacific Corp. offices there, citing an agreement by the banks to divest additional branches, deposits and loans in the state. The proposed legislation would have limited to 30% the deposits any one bank in Washington could control. The two California banks settled antitrust issues with Washington Atty. Gen. Ken Eikenberry on Friday, the same day that the U.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 17, 1992 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just at the time Washington state is making a splashy name for itself in the world of rock, the Legislature here has plunged headlong into that fractious controversy over banning the sale of sexually oriented music to minors.
NEWS
February 22, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. Gary Locke vetoed a bill banning same-sex marriages, calling it "divisive and unnecessary." Leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature said they would try to override the Democratic governor's veto. If they failed, they vowed to place a referendum on gay marriage on the November ballot. The vetoed measure defined marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 17, 1992 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just at the time Washington state is making a splashy name for itself in the world of rock, the Legislature here has plunged headlong into that fractious controversy over banning the sale of sexually oriented music to minors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 1985 | KENNETH F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
Anti-Reagan Democrats and anti-tax Republicans are falling into an uneasy alliance here over the President's plan to eliminate federal deductions for state and local income taxes. The proposal, a keystone of Reagan's monumental tax reform package, has inspired two pieces of legislation likely to be taken up by the state Senate in the near future.
BUSINESS
March 4, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Washington State Drops Merger Bill: State lawmakers have scrapped a bill that would have impeded BankAmerica Corp.'s acquisition of Security Pacific Corp. offices there, citing an agreement by the banks to divest additional branches, deposits and loans in the state. The proposed legislation would have limited to 30% the deposits any one bank in Washington could control. The two California banks settled antitrust issues with Washington Atty. Gen. Ken Eikenberry on Friday, the same day that the U.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1992 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pressure on BankAmerica Corp. to sell more bank branches in Washington state as part of its acquisition of Security Pacific Corp. increased Friday when a legislative committee approved a bill that would limit the percentage of bank deposits an institution can control there. But Washington officials said the legislation's future is uncertain, noting that an identical bill died earlier in the state's Senate.
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