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  • STEM grads finding varied job prospects

    A report released earlier this month by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that only about a quarter of recent STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) graduates wind up working in STEM jobs. Obv …

  • Tuesday, July 29

    PRINT Associated Press Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case Another wrinkle in timeline to repair Bertha Medicare fund expected to last four y …

  • Get ahead of the curve in back-to-school prep

    Calling all moms, dads, and guardians – especially parents of kindergartners and first-graders eagerly awaiting the 2014-2015 school year. Most all of Washington’s public and private class …

  • Monday, July 28

    PRINT Aberdeen Daily World U.S. DOT proposes new rules for crude-by-rail Auditor clarifies confusion over hospital district measure Associated Press Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies Cost of Washi …

  • The 2014 Kids Count report is out; Washington is a mixed bag

    Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its Kids Count Data Book, which contains information on the state of children in the United States. The 2014 edition reports some good—and some troubl …

  • White House Blog

  • Advance Estimate of GDP for the Second Quarter of 2014

    Economic growth in the second quarter was strong, consistent with the recent further improvement in the labor market and other indicators. The economy could do even better if Congress does its part to …

  • President Obama: "Russia Is Once Again Isolating Itself from the International Community"

    Watch on YouTube This afternoon, President Obama spoke on the South Lawn about the situation in Ukraine, in the wake of the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly two weeks ago. "In the …

  • Bob McDonald Confirmed as the Next Secretary of Veterans Affairs

    This afternoon, in a 97-0 vote, the Senate confirmed Robert "Bob" McDonald to serve as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs. In a statement, President Obama applauded the Senate for the co …

  • Press Secretary Josh Earnest: "The President Wants to Meet You"

    This summer, President Obama is traveling across the country to meet with everyday Americans who have written him about what's going on in their lives. Ahead of the President's trip to Kansas …

  • On the Horizon: The 2015 White House Conference on Aging

    Today at the White House, I was delighted to host a roundtable discussion with leaders from across the aging community who came together to discuss the White House Conference on Aging, which will take …

  • 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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