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  • Friday, October 31

    PRINT Aberdeen Daily World Citizens say no oil by rail during Olympia public hearing Three schools recognized as “schools of distinction” Associated Press State lawmaker sponsoring gun storage bill (K …

  • Think health care reform doesn’t help real people?

    If you’ve had a claim for mental health services declined since 2006 due to a simple blanket exclusion of coverage for treatment, and you paid out of pocket for that treatment, you may be due a …

  • Thursday, October 30

    PRINT   Associated Press Study: Teacher hiring should be more scientific Health insurance subsidies again come before high court Oregon, Alaska now ground zero in legal marijuana fight Spokane ma …

  • For parents, here’s the scariest part about Halloween—and how to make it safer

    This Halloween, don’t worry about evil clowns or zombies. Think about traffic. Trick-or-treat night is the most dangerous day of the year for kids, with an average of 5.5 deaths per year. An est …

  • Rep. Roger Freeman: 1965 – 2014

    Statement from House Speaker Frank Chopp and Democratic Caucus Chair Eric Pettigrew on the passing of Representative Roger Freeman: “Our hearts and prayers are with the family of Rep. Roger Freeman to …

  • White House Blog

  • More than 4.05 Million Records Released

    In September 2009, the President announced that — for the first time in history — White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House releas …

  • Kicking Off Military Family Month

    Throughout our history, members of our military have put their lives on the line to defend our country and preserve our security. While this requires a tremendous personal sacrifice, it is also import …

  • Chart of the Week: In 2014, Women Continue to Earn Less Than Men

    We live in a world where women play a foundational role in the strength and growth of our economy.   Today, women are the primary breadwinners in more households than ever before. They're gra …

  • Making Plans and Making Progress: How the Federal Government Can Lead by Example

    Five years ago this month, President Obama signed his Executive Order on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, setting new energy, climate, and environmental targ …

  • What You Need to Know About New Rules to Protect Students from Poor-Performing Career College Programs

    Yesterday, the Administration announced new regulations to protect students at career colleges from ending up with student loan debt that they cannot pay. The new rules will ensure that …

  • 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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