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Bill Heading To Inslee Raises Car Tab Fees To Pay For New Ferry

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Most vehicle owners will pay more for their car tabs next year in a bill heading to the governor's desk that will save the state money on building a new ferry in Washington. Most vehicle owners will pay more for their car tabs next year in a bill heading to the governor's desk that will save the state money on building a new ferry in Washington.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -

Get ready to pay more when you renew your car tabs next year. 

Washington Governor Jay Inslee is expected to sign a bill that will have the Department of Licensing collecting a $5 service fee for vehicle registrations and a $12 fee for title transactions. The extra money you are paying will be used to pay for a new 144-vehicle ferry.

There are two similar ferries already under construction and ferry officials and lawmakers are saying that by extending the contract with Vigor Industrial in Seattle instead of negotiating a new one will ultimately save money on labor and materials. 

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