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Rally for health care Tuesday at State Capitol »

OLYMPIA — Time and again we hear the stories of families and individuals who can’t afford or get access to health insurance coverage. The cold truth is that Americans routinely suffer preventable deaths and bankruptcies because of our deeply flawed health care system. That must…

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What a difference a year (and election) makes »

Quick movement in Olympia on capital budget, equal pay, Hanford safety net   OLYMPIA (Jan. 12, 2018) — Over the past year, Senate Republicans have held hostage more than $4 billion worth of job-creating public infrastructure projects over an unrelated water-rights issue. This unprecedented injection of…

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LOCAL

Urge better pay for employees of city-owned Vancouver Hilton »

UNITE HERE 8 plans food drive Thursday outside City Hall; please donate!   VANCOUVER, Wash. (Jan. 16, 2018) — Despite record revenue in recent years,…

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Seattle school bus driver strike imminent after 85% reject offer »

The following is from Teamsters Local 174: SEATTLE (Jan. 9, 2018) — At a Saturday meeting that filled nearly every seat in the Teamsters’ Local…

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Labor Education & Research Center is hiring a new director »

By LYNNE DODSON Special to The Stand SEATTLE (Jan. 4, 2018) — In Washington state, there are more than 40 business schools in our colleges.…

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