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Convention: Saving our economy, our planet »


SEATAC (July 27, 2015) — Climate change and trade issues took center stage at the 2015 Convention of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO on Friday and Saturday. The common theme: our nation continues down a destructive path that is enriching the wealthy elite while…

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Full funding of education will require us to come together »


By JOHN BURBANK (July 29, 2015) — It didn’t take long before the Legislature stopped its crowing about how it funded K-12 education and admitted…

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ARA sets Medicare 50th birthday event for July 30 in Spokane »


By JACKIE BOSCHOK (July 21, 2015) — Medicare is our most successful health care program. For nearly 50 years it has given seniors the ability…

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Celebrate Medicare, Social Security success Aug. 8 in Seattle »

By ROBBY STERN and CHUCK HAUNREITER (July 20, 2015) — This summer, people all over the country will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare and…

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