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Tax scam’s mad dash | ACA deadline Friday | AT&T deal | Sir Paul at the Cavern

Thursday, December 14, 2017   TRUMP’S TAX SCAM   ► In today’s NY Times — Republican tax bill in final sprint across finish line — The day after suffering a political blow in the Alabama special Senate election, Republican Party leaders in the House and Senate agreed in principle to bridge the yawning gaps between their competing […]

Roll tide! | Tax cuts for stock buybacks | Net neutrality | Trump and toilets

Wednesday, December 13, 2017   ROLL TIDE!   ► From The Hill — Jones wins Alabama Senate seat for Dems — Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday in Alabama, defeating Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat. Jones is the first member of his party to win a Senate seat in […]

Nuclear vaping | Manweller leave | Bargaining CHIP | Trump harasses

Tuesday, December 12, 2017   LOCAL   ► In today’s Tri-City Herald — Union agrees. Some Hanford chemical vapor protection can be reduced — The Hanford tank farm contractor and union leadership have agreed to ease respiratory restrictions around some of the nuclear reservation’s stored waste for the second time. In June 2016, the Hanford Atomic Metal […]

Sounds of Silence | One rich heir vs. 1,000 kids | Rotten GOP | Sweet Melissa

Friday, December 8, 2017   THIS WASHINGTON   ► From the Senate Democrats — State Senate Democrats offer preview of 2018 legislative agenda — Topping the pre-file list is the Washington Voting Rights Act. The bill aims to create more civic engagement and better access to the democratic process throughout Washington. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Rebecca […]

Manweller misconduct | Ryan vs. your ‘entitlements’ | How Ontario got $15

Thursday, December 7, 2017   SEXUAL HARASSMENT   ► In today’s Seattle Times — State Rep. Matt Manweller has faced sexual misconduct complaints from students — Records show that in separate interviews as part of an investigation, the two women (both Central Washington University students) said Rep. Matt Manweller (R-Ellensburg) ordered drinks and began asking his student […]

Children held hostage | 3 of 4 oppose tax plan | Our Alabama

Wednesday, December 6, 2017   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Delays in Congress threaten health coverage for thousands of Washington children — With health-insurance coverage for 9 million of the nation’s children hanging in the balance, Washington state is gambling that Congress will step back from the brink and renew a program that […]

Muslim ban takes effect | Boeing goes young | Trump’s lawyers say he’s above the law

Tuesday, December 5, 2017   IMMIGRATION   ► From The Hill — Supreme Court allows full Trump travel Muslim ban to take effect — The Supreme Court on Monday gave President Trump another major win by granting his administration’s request to fully reinstate the third version of his travel ban. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and a federal district […]

Marginalized tax reform | ICE retaliates | Shutdown looms

Monday, December 4, 2017   TAX REFORM SCAM   ► From The Hill — Senate passes tax overhaul — Senators voted 51-49 to pass the plan, capping off days of debate and hand-wringing as leadership worked frantically behind the scenes to win over holdouts and get the proposal in line with the chamber’s rules. ► From The Hill […]

Mad rush to remake America | Health care for bus drivers | Just because

Thursday, November 30, 2017   TAX REFORM SCAM   ► From The Hill — Senate GOP votes to begin debate on tax bill — The Senate voted on strict party lines, 52-48, to begin debate on its tax cut bill Wednesday, edging Republicans closer to their first major legislative victory under President Trump as they seek to finish […]

Senate tax vote imminent | Mosqueda sworn in | College loan swindle

Wednesday, November 29, 2017   TAX REFORM SCAM   ► In today’s NY Times — Republicans clear major hurdle as Senate tax bill advances — Senate Republicans took a significant step toward passing a sweeping tax overhaul on Tuesday, with a key panel giving its approval and several wavering senators indicating they would support the tax package, helping […]


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