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Funding state contracts is good for business »


OLYMPIA — Washington’s small businesses are supporting state employees by urging the State Legislature to fund the state collective bargaining agreements. Several hundred business owners around the state have signed postcards to their legislators that say funding the contracts is good for business and good…

May 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Map shows state is united for fair revenue »

OLYMPIA (May 26, 2015) — This Thursday marks the end of the first special session, and there is still no budget agreement in sight. House Democrats are seeking new revenue that makes the wealthiest and big corporations “pay their fair share” and Senate Republicans continue…

May 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »


Green River College board backs Ely; faculty authorizes strike »


AUBURN (May 27, 2015) — About 160 students, faculty, classified employees, and concerned community members, overflowing into the hallway, attended the monthly Green River College’s…

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Protest Reichert plan to cut Medicare to pay for TPP job loss »


SEATTLE — Advocates for fair trade policies and for the Medicare program will join together on Thursday to protest a new proposal by U.S. Rep.…

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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