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26 Jul
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Gary Kanter, Ballard of Sakuma Farms song

Gary Kanter, song writer, singer, humorist, and his Ballad of Sakuma Farms song, July 26,2016 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Gary gives his history with the Farm Workers in Skagit County. For more information, go to https://boycottsakumaberries.com/donate/ballad-of-sakuma-cd-by-gary-kanter/, http://garykanter.com/,  or  https://es-es.facebook.com/FamiliasUnidas We ...

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25 Jul
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Action Newsletter — 25 July 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – The Passing of Angelica Guillen It is with great sadness that we received news of Angelica Guillen’s passing on Jul 13. Quoting from an email from her family, “Jovita Angelica Guillen left this world on the ...

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22 Jul
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Skagit County Considers Pressentin Park Improvement Project

Would you like to see picnic facilities, bicycle camping sites or fishing access at Pressentin Park? Share your feedback with Skagit County Parks and Recreation and the Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group (SFEG) at a public meeting July 27. The meeting is ...

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22 Jul
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Meet & Greet with Justice Charlie Wiggins

A meet and greet will be held on August 3 in Anacortes to support Justice Charlie Wiggins, who is running to be reelected to to the Washington State Supreme Court, Position 6. Elected to the Washington State Supreme Court in ...

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19 Jul
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Alex Ramel, Field Director for Extreme Oil with Stand, explains ‘Just Transition’

Alex Ramel, Field Director for Extreme Oil with Stand July 19, 2016 Interview by Gary Kanter: Alex explains how ending the use of fossil fuels can be a ‘Just Transition.’ For more information, go to http://www.stand.earth/ or http://www.labor4sustainability.org/ We Do ...

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19 Jul
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Gov. Jay Inslee to Continue to Lead NGA’s Education and Workforce Committee

The National Governors Association announced that Gov. Jay Inslee will again co-lead the group’s Education & Workforce Committee, one of five standing NGA committees responsible for governors’ collective, bipartisan advocacy on federal policies. “I will continue to work with my colleagues ...

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18 Jul
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Action Newsletter — 18 July 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. 10th Legislative District Executive Board Meeting is scheduled for 10:00am, Saturday, Jul 23 at the Skagit Democrats Headquarters Office, 300A South First Street, Mount Vernon 2. 39th Legislative District Quarterly Meeting, Saturday, Jul 23, 10:00am – 1:00pm, ...

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14 Jul
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Governor Inslee Champions Jobs Creation

The Jay Inslee campaign today released its first television ad of the 2016 campaign. The ad, “The Day,” highlights Jay’s focus on jobs since his first day in office as Governor. Since the day Jay was sworn in, over 250,000 jobs have been created, we’ve seen the lowest unemployment ...

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14 Jul
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Senator Murray’s Amendment Makes Travel Easier for Families

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, issued the following statement on the inclusion of a provision in the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 that ...

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13 Jul
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Coordinated Campaign Now Active in Skagit County

The Washington Democrats’ coordinated campaign for 2016 is now active in Skagit County. All of organizers need campaign volunteers for GOTV [Get out the Vote] in the 10th, 39th, 40th, 21st, 42th, and 44th LDs. Please contact them if you want to volunteer. ...

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