Tue, Jan 12, 2010
WA State Budget Cuts: Citizens Plead, Lawmakers Ponder
WA Supreme Court Turns Spigot in Water Rights Battle
It's conservation, fishing and tribal groups against real estate developers today, as the Washington Supreme Court hears arguments about a water rights law passed by the legislature seven years ago.
Mon, Jan 11, 2010
Leadership Snohomish County is offering a Community Board Leadership Training.
This training is excellent for anyone currently serving on a non-profit board. It is also an excellent training for someone who is curious and wants to learn more about serving on a non-profit board.
Permanent Defense, MajorityRules respond to Eyman's filing to re-impose minority rule
The Northwest Progressive Institute's Permanent Defense project and MajorityRules.org - both part of the successful NO on Initiative 1033 Coalition that stopped Tim Eyman's scheme to trap Washington in a permanent recession - today responded to the umpteenth filing of Tim Eyman's new attempt to reimpose an unconstitutional two thirds barrier to raising revenue.
CHINA: Senator Murray Launches Blog During Inter-Parliamentary Exchange to China
Archives event spotlights Olympia pioneer family history
Public invited to learn how to unravel own family history
L&I: Washington’s workers’ compensation system is sound
Thu, Jan 7, 2010
DOL launches self-service option for driver records
The Department of Licensing (DOL) redesigned the agency’s Internet website to make it easier for customers to find and use online service options, including an easy new way for drivers to buy a copy of their driving record.
Emery’s Lake House Restaurant Fire was Arson
Everett Police Department arson detectives have determined that the fire that destroyed the Emory’s Lake House Restaurant on November 9, 2009 was arson. Investigators have been processing evidence since the day of the fire and have now determined that the fire was intentionally set.
Community Transit Martin Luther King Jr. Day service
Local service remains on regular schedule
Cantwell: Green Job Grants will Train Thousands of Washingtonians
Washington State to Share $13.48 Million in Department of Labor Funding
Murray Announces Major Washington State Green Job Training Grant
Recovery Act grants will help hundreds of Washington state workers get the training and skills they need to succeed in the growing clean energy economy
Despite Gregoire claims to the contrary, state employee union contracts can be changed
To close the state’s $2.6 billion budget deficit, Governor Gregoire would rather propose tax increases than modify one of the state’s largest expenses—state worker salaries and benefits.
Detectives looking for missing Everett woman
The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of 35-year-old Sherry A. Harlan of Everett to call the Sheriff’s tip line at 425-388-3845.
Swedish Medical Center Announces its Search for the Oldest “Swedish” Baby
Jan. 6, 2010 – Were you born at Swedish Medical Center 100 years ago? If so, you could be the “oldest baby” born at the hospital, and if you are, the nurses and doctors at Swedish want to meet you.
9th Circuit appeals bench would allow prison inmates to vote
Washington’s longtime constitutional ban on voting by felons has been tossed out by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
It’s your call: stay on hold or we’ll call you back
Heading into the busiest time of year for Washington’s unemployment-claims call center, the Employment Security Department has added a telephone service that gives customers the option of being called back instead of waiting on hold, without losing their place in line.
Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council Seeks Volunteers for Two Open Positions
The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking volunteers to fill two open positions on the Governor-appointed member organization
AG McKenna: Take action to protect victims of state’s most dangerous criminals
Bipartisan group of legislators join McKenna’s call to get tough on domestic abusers, criminals who exploit children or seniors
Wed, Jan 6, 2010
A Pre-Session Plea to WA Lawmakers from Seniors
Short-term budget cuts will cause long-term damage to Washington's most vulnerable citizens, according to a coalition of advocates for an overhaul of the state revenue system.
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