Category Archives: Government & Political Reform

Sen. Murray: “partisan Trump budget is an absolute non-starter”

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal released this morning. “This budget is a direct attack on workers, families, women, seniors, and the middle ...

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What are the 7 signs of impending tyranny? Watch the Video!

What are the 7 signs of impending tyranny? Watch Robert Reich’s latest video. As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do 7 things: 1. They exaggerate their mandate to ...

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April Sims, Washington State Labor Council Field Director, Oct. 25

  April Sims, Washington State Labor Council Field Director, Oct. 25, 2016 Interview by Lori Province: April talks about I-1433 (Raise Minimum Wage and Earn Sick Days) and Labor Neighbor. ...

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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 ...

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Hector Franco and Dr. Silverio Arenas, Campaign L&I Committee

  Hector Franco and Dr. Silverio Arenas, Campaign L&I Committee, Part 2 Apr. 26, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes: Hector and Silverio explain what the problems are at the Washington ...

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Hector Franco and Dr. Silverio Arenas, Campaign L&I Committee, Part 1

  Hector Franco and Dr. Silverio Arenas, Campaign L&I Committee, Part 1 Apr. 19, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Hector and Silverio are part of a grassroots organization that wants ...

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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 ...

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“Republican leaders aren’t objecting to a person—they are objecting to the President being allowed to do his job.” Today, Senator ...

Senator Murray Calls on Extreme Conservatives to #StopTheSham

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Weekly Presidential Address: The State of American Politics

“Nine years after I first announced for this office, I still believe in a politics of hope.  And for all the challenges of a changing world; for all the imperfections ...

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Signature Drive for Initiative 735 Succeeds!

Initiative 735 has been approved by the Washington State Secretary of State as an Initiative to the State legislature and will appear on the November ballot. I-735 seeks to amend ...

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