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  • New study links sprawl to lower socioeconomic mobility

    In recent years sprawl – the low-density development that boomed in America during the 1990s and 2000s – has been linked to a number of societal problems, from obesity to congestion. However, a new re …

  • Video update! Legislative wrap-up…

    Rep. Tana Senn gives a legislative wrap-up of some of the successes and disappointments of the 2014 legislative session. …

  • Tuesday, April 15

    PRINT   Associated Press CenturyLink: 4,500 calls failed during 911 outageadd to reading list State Patrol: Wash. mudslide area not for tourists Clearing mud from Highway 530 could take months St …

  • Mental health care or mental jail care?

    Mental illness can be a scary thing. And it can strike any family. But mental illnesses, like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder, are biological conditions like heart disease or cancer. And they shou …

  • ICYMI: Gas prices are climbing

    Just in time for the spring/summer driving season comes news that gas prices are up all across the land. In fact, folks at AAA are reporting that Washington’s recent average pump price of $3.71 …

  • White House Blog

  • A Moment of Silence to Mark the One-Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing

    President Barack Obama observes a moment of silence during his meeting with senior advisors in the Oval Office at 2:49 P.M. to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, April 15, …

  • Get Your 2013 Federal Taxpayer Receipt

    Want to know how your federal taxes are spent? President Obama is keeping his promise to make sure Americans like you can easily see what you're getting for your taxes. Just enter a few pieces of …

  • President Obama Hosts Annual Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House

    Watch on YouTube This morning, President Obama welcomed religious leaders to the White House for the fifth-annual Easter prayer breakfast, marking the beginning of Holy Week. At the start of his …

  • Connecting Young African Leaders with the U.S. and One Another

    What do you do when nearly 50,000 young Africans apply for 500 spaces in President Obama’s inaugural Washington Fellowship program, the opportunity for young African leaders to learn new skills …

  • Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work

    In this week’s address, the President underscores the importance of ensuring equal pay for equal work and highlights the steps his Administration has taken to expand opportunity and narrow the p …

  • 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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