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  • Rep. Kagi is a shining star!

    Rep. Ruth Kagi has been a champion for foster children since she entered the legislature 15 years ago. From her work with the League of Women voters, she learned that foster youth often have tumultuou …

  • State patrol: move over for emergency vehicles

    It’s a rule of the road: slow down and move over when passing emergency vehicles parked on the shoulder. State troopers will be looking for drivers who don’t follow that rule this weekend. …

  • Wednesday, April 23

    PRINT   Arlington Times President Obama visits Oso community Associated Press Fixing tunnel machine estimated at $125M At mudslide scene, Obama mourns with survivors Puzzling rare birth defects i …

  • Spring 2014 Report to the 19th District

    The legislative session has concluded and it’s good to be home. We are pleased to report that, for the first time since 2009, the legislature managed to complete our work ahead of our 60-day timeline. …

  • Washington startups pulling in cash

    Startups seeking venture capital in Washington state had a strong start to 2014, pulling in more than $172 million to launch their nascent businesses in the first quarter of the year. That figure is l …

  • White House Blog

  • Watch Live: President Obama at the Miraikan Science Expo

    Ed. note: This event has concluded. Check back later for full video of President Obama's remarks. On Thursday, President Obama will visit the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in …

  • Helping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden joined the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell on Wednesday at a comprehensive Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum.  The First La …

  • Recognizing Green Schools on Earth Day

    Students gardening at an elementary school. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Education) Ed. note: This is cross-posted at the U.S. Department of Education's Homeroom blog. See the original post h …

  • Tools You Can Use: Earth Day Edition

    Today is Earth Day, an important time to reflect on the importance of protecting the future health of our planet in the face of climate change. But this challenge is bigger than one day of action, and …

  • On Earth Day, a Commitment to Climate Action

    Forty-five years ago, an oil well being drilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California blew out. At the time, it was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Forty-five years ago, too, the Cuyahoga Ri …

  • The Advance

  • The Advance is moving……
  • Washington Department of Revenue wins national award
  • “Day in court” for appeals of SR 520 toll penalties
  • Which House Democrats are on Twitter?
  • Applications available for Legislative Youth Council
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