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30 Aug
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UFCW 21 Members at Skagit Regional Health Vote Overwhelmingly to Approve New Contract

UFCW 21 Members at Skagit Regional Health Vote Overwhelmingly to Approve New Contract At meetings throughout the day and concluding last night, UFCW 21 members at Skagit Regional Health voted by 93% to approve a new contract on Wednesday August ...

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30 Aug
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Lee Newgent Explains Sound Transit 3

Lee Newgent, Executive Director of the WA State Building and Construction Trades Council,  Aug. 30, 2016 Interview by Mark Lowry: Lee explains the complex Sound Transit 3 and why we should vote for the ballot measure. For more information, go ...

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29 Aug
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Action Newsletter — 29 August 2016

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS  NEW – The Fidalgo Democrats Meets Tuesday, Sep 13, 7:00pm at the Anacortes Public Library, 1220 10th Street, Anacortes “The Blue Green Alliance–What Is It?” will be the topic. Steve Garey, board member of the Blue Green Alliance, ...

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26 Aug
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DelBene: The Fight for Women’s Equality Is Not Over

On Women’s Equality Day, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) visited Ada Developers Academy, a training program for women who want to become software developers, to discuss women’s equality in the technology industry. “Women’s Equality Day is about celebrating the ratification of ...

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25 Aug
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Congressman Larsen Urges Refineries to Take Action on Safety Guidelines

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is urging the Tesoro Corporation and the American Petroleum Institute to take action on safety guidelines recently issued by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. “Ensuring the safety of workers, surrounding communities and the ...

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25 Aug
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National Park Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary

“There is nothing so American as our national parks… the fundamental idea behind the parks… is that the country belongs to the people.” – Franklin D Roosevelt The National Park Service turned 100 years old on August 25, 2016, an ...

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23 Aug
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Conor Casey and Eva Urcia, Labor Archives: Life of Carlos Bulosan

“Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington,  Aug. 23, 2016    Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event or ...

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23 Aug
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Presidential Proclamation on 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

“In 1872, the Congress established Yellowstone National Park — the first park of its kind anywhere in the world. Decades later, the passage of the Antiquities Act in 1906 created our first national historic preservation policy. Under this new authority, ...

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22 Aug
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Action Newsletter — 22 August 2016

ACTION NEWSLETTER DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Join David Cobb and Ruthi Engelke from Move to Amend, Thursday, Aug 25, 6:00pm, United Steelworkers Local 12-591 Hall, 47 Alder Lane, Mount Vernon Move to Amend Spokespeople David Cobb and Ruthi Engelke ...

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18 Aug
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Congressman Larsen Seeks Solutions for Washington’s Opioid Epidemic

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) concluded an expansive tour of Washington’s 2nd Congressional District where he held a series of events with law enforcement, health officials, advocates, community leaders, and elected officials to discuss new tools made available by the recently ...

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