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30 Jun
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Senators Cantwell and Murray Help Bring AmeriCorps Funding to Washington State

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that Washington state will receive $24.6 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service. The investments will help ...

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28 Jun
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Paul Hope, President of the WA Education Ass Fourth Corner, Funding of Education in Washington

Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 2, June 28, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul goes over what could happen to education and teachers in the Washington’s 2017 legislative session.     About We Do ...

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27 Jun
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Washington Democrats Laud Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Women’s Right to Choose

On June 27, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Whole Woman’s  Health v. Hellerstedt that a Texas law restricting women’s access to safe, legal abortion care is unconstitutional. Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is the first major Supreme Court ...

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27 Jun
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Action Newsletter — 27 June 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS  1.  Skagit Democrats Headquarters needs some volunteers Summer is taking a toll on staff. There are some Wednesdays, all Thursdays and Fridays that need coverage. Please consider volunteering this summer, while long time staff is spending time with ...

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22 Jun
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House Sit-in Draws Attention to Inaction on Gun Violence Prevention

All eight Democrats in Washington state’s congressional delegation were among dozens of House and Senate Democrats who staged a sit-in on the House floor on Wednesday to demand a vote on gun control legislation, King 5 News reported. The lawmakers ...

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21 Jun
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Paul Hope, President of the WA Education Ass Fourth Corner, Funding of Education in Washington, Part 1

Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1, June 21, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul goes over what happen to funding of education in Washington’s legislative session. We Do The Work Comments: >  Who is ...

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20 Jun
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Action Newsletter — 20 June 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Skagit Democrats HQ needs some volunteers. Summer is taking a toll on staff. There are some Wednesdays, all Thursdays and Fridays that need coverage. Please consider volunteering this summer, while long time staff is spending time with ...

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16 Jun
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Governor Inslee: “Congress must act now on oil trains”

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee shared his views on oil train safety in a guest editorial for The Columbian. The governor’s remarks are reprinted in full below.  The recent derailment of a crude oil train in Oregon along the scenic Columbia ...

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14 Jun
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Skagit Hospital Workers UFCW 21, Skagit Hospital Contract Negotiations

  Skagit Hospital Workers UFCW 21, June 14, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes: John Bennett and Tony Harrah talk about the Skagit Hospital current contract negotiations. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/keepskagithealthy/?fref=ts. We Do The Work Comments: >  Workers need ...

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13 Jun
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Action Newsletter — 13 June 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS  1.  Washington State Democratic Convention Gala Banquet with special guest speaker The Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Friday, Jun 17, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Exhibit Hall A Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma Announcing! The 2016 Washington ...

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