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30 Mar
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Gov. Inslee Signs Bills to Continue Expansion of Educational Opportunities

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed two bills into law that will continue to boost educational outcomes for foster youth and take additional steps toward closing the opportunity gap for students of color and English language learners. HB 1999 will support ...

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29 Mar
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Governor Inslee Prohibits Non-Essential State-Funded Travel to North Carolina

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a memo to state agencies prohibiting non-essential state-funded travel to North Carolina in light of that state’s legislation allowing discrimination against transgender men and women. “Our nation is rightfully moving toward increased acceptance and celebration ...

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29 Mar
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Ramsey Kanaan, co-founder and publisher of PM Press

  Ramsey Kanaan, co-founder and publisher of PM Press Mar. 29, 2016 Interview by Gary Kanter:  Ramsey discusses publishing, PM Press, and that ideas matter. PM Press seeks to create radical and stimulating fiction and nonfiction books, visual and audio ...

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28 Mar
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Thousands of Democrats Turn out for Caucuses

The Democratic Presidential Caucuses were a great success and as goes Skagit County so goes Washington State! In our county 73.5% of our 438 delegates were awarded to Senator Bernie Sanders, while Secretary Hillary Clinton received 26.5%. This split was ...

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28 Mar
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Action Newsletter — 28 March 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Fidalgo Democrats Meeting Tuesday, Apr 12, 7:00pm at Anacortes Public Library, 1220 10th St., Anacortes “How Did You Become an Activist? An Evening of Stories” will be the topic, as local Democratic activists tell their ...

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22 Mar
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Jerry Mead-Lucero, Chicago activist and host & producer of the Labor Express radio show

  Jerry Mead-Lucero, Chicago activist and host & producer of the Labor Express radio show Mar. 22, 2016 Interview by Rich Austin:  Jerry talks about how working class issues are not covered by our main stream media. For more information, ...

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21 Mar
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Action Newsletter — 21 March 2016

CAUCUS INFORMATION The Precinct Caucuses are this coming Saturday! The Presidential Precinct Caucus is the way the Washington Democrats will determine the candidate each Washington State delegate supports at the National Convention. The Washington Presidential Primary occurring in May is ...

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19 Mar
0

Sign I-1433 Petition at Skagit Democrats HQ

The Skagit County Democrats are supporting efforts to gather signatures for the the RaiseUp Washington initiative (I-1433). Signature sheets are now available at the Skagit Democrats HQ in downtown Mount Vernon. You will also have the opportunity to sign up in support ...

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17 Mar
0

Congressman Larsen Pushes to Bring More Women and Minorities into STEM Fields

Many jobs in today’s globally competitive workforce require some level of STEM skills, which is why Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, announced his support today for a new bill that encourages more women and minorities to enter STEM fields. Larsen is ...

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17 Mar
0

Senators Murray and Cantwell Introduce Bill to Help Washington State Ports Compete

“Senator Murray and I have been working to continue our success in reforming the Harbor Maintenance Tax, and this bill is the next step in creating a modern and fair port policy,” Senator Maria Cantwell said.   Today, U.S. Senators ...

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