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WSLC legislative events Thursday, Friday »

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UPDATE (Feb. 9, 2016) — Online registration is now closed for the WSLC Legislative Reception and Lobbying Conference on Thursday night and Friday. But union officers, staff and rank-and-file members can still register on site and attend. Registration will be available starting at 6 p.m.…

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Let’s reject this TPP, go back to the table, and get it right »

(Dec. 18, 2015) — The following guest column was published in today’s edition of The Seattle Times: By JEFF JOHNSON The public has finally been permitted to see the biggest so-called free-trade agreement ever negotiated. It should come as no surprise — given the international…

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OPINION

OneAmerica opposes I-732 carbon tax. Here’s why. »

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By RICH STOLZ and DE’SEAN QUINN (Feb. 10, 2016) — The dual threat of climate change and the pollution that causes it requires the broadest…

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Senate Republicans shame, harm state with Lynn Peterson’s firing »

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By JEFF JOHNSON OLYMPIA (Feb. 8, 2016) — Everyone knows that if you have the votes, you can exercise power. Of course, how power is…

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Congress: Fix FAA funding, don’t privatize our airways »

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By MONIKA WARNER (Feb. 5, 2016) — Unions are banding together to oppose the privatization of our airways. Led by the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists…

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