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28 Mar
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Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1, Mar 28

Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1, Mar. 28, 2017 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul discusses national politics and Washington State’s legislative session on public education. For more information, http://weafourthcorner.org/. We Do The Work Comments: ...

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26 Mar
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Action Newsletter — 27 March 2017

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Skagit Democrat stalwart and Letter to the Editor writer extraordinaire, Larry Edwards, was injured last Tuesday, Mar 21 in Florence, Italy. Larry was hit by a motorcycle while vacationing with Pat in Florence. He suffered ...

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24 Mar
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Public Meeting to Be Held about Proposed Gravel Mine in Central Samish Valley

Central Samish Valley Neighbors are organizing a community meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 29th, at the Samish Elementary School (23953 Prairie Rd). “The purpose of the meeting is to update the community on the current situation and discuss ...

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21 Mar
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Gordon Zurn, USW Local 12-591, & Les Leopold, Author of Runaway Inequality, Part 2, Mar 21

  Gordon Zurn, Financial Secretary for USW Local 12-591, & Les Leopold, Director of The Labor Institute and author of Runaway Inequality, Part 2 Mar. 21, 2017 Interview by Ken Winkes: Gordon and Les discuss how to fix inequality. For ...

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16 Mar
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Washington Wild: Guide to 2017 Legislative Threats to the Environment

“As 2017 began, within days it became clear that wild places on federal lands were going to be attacked on two fronts. The new Republican led Congress wasted little time in targeting regulations and facilitating legislative strategy to weaken protections ...

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16 Mar
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Sen. Cantwell: Tribal Business Incubator Program Will Help Northwest Tribes

Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, legislation to help launch small businesses and encourage job creation in Indian Country. Their bill, S. 607, creates a ...

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14 Mar
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Gordon Zurn, Financial Secretary for USW Local 12-591, & Les Leopold, author of Runaway Inequality, Part 1, Mar 14

  Gordon Zurn, Financial Secretary for USW Local 12-591, & Les Leopold, Director of The Labor Institute and author of Runaway Inequality, Part 1, Mar. 14, 2017 Interview by Ken Winkes: Gordon and Les discuss what inequality is, how it ...

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07 Mar
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Berit Eriksson, Training Director for the Andrew Furuseth School of Seamanship, Mar 07

  Berit Eriksson, Training Director for the Andrew Furuseth School of Seamanship Mar. 07, 2017 Interview by Lori Province: Berit talks about ships, workers that staff them, cargo, and worker safety. For more information, go to https://www.sailors.org/about-us or https://www.sailors.org/training. We ...

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04 Mar
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Consider Running for a Skagit Hospital, District 1, Board Position!

Consider Running for a Public Hospital District 1 Board position! Public hospital districts fulfill a vital role in the state’s healthcare system. Without them many people would be unable to receive healthcare in their own communities. Hospital districts are authorized ...

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