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 By Monica Sylte    News    March 11, 2010

Valley General Hospital Foundation Unveils Classic Car

The Valley General Hospital Foundation is kicking off its 18th Classic Car Raffle with a rare and very desirable 1964 Daytona blue Corvette String Ray convertible. The VGH Foundation unveiled its...

 
 By Kristin Ching    News    March 11, 2010

PBS host and author visits LINCOLN

Everett, Wash. –- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) will host the Moneywise in the Military seminar for hundreds of Sailors and their families on March 16. Guest speakers will feature the Host of the PBS Series Moneywise and author of “Whose Afraid...

 
 By Laura On Life    Columns    March 11, 2010

The Meta Four

What has happened to our superheroes of the past? Superman, who was faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound - oh, and he could fly, too - went all loopy over Lois Lane in the...

 
 By Press Office (cantwell)    News    March 11, 2010

Cantwell, Murray Hail Senate Extension of Sales Tax Deduction

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray (D-WA) hailed Senate passage of a bill that includes their proposed extension of the state and local sales tax deduction. This itemized deduction allows taxpayers in states...

 
 News    March 11, 2010

Stevens child-sex trafficking bill heads to governor

OLYMPIA…Sen. Val Stevens’ bill leveling severe penalties for child-sex traffickers and buyers in Washington will now go to the governor’s desk for signature after the Senate this morning agreed with changes made to it last week in the House of...

 
 News    March 11, 2010

Senator Murray to Question Top Military Health Officials on Military Suicides, Care for National Guard and Care for Military Families

(Washington, D.C.) – Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will question the Surgeons General and Nurse Corps leadership from the Army, Navy and Air Force on the health care needs of our men and women in uniform. Murray will focus her...

 
 By John Mcdonagh, Chapter President    News    March 11, 2010

Operation Homefront Opens Chapter in Washington

(SEATTLE, March 10, 2010) – Statewide, thousands of Washington military service members and their families will get much needed emergency and financial support from Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to troops...

 
 By Murray Press Office    News    March 11, 2010

Murray Helps Pass Bill that Includes $500 Million to Help Fill WA Budget Shortfall, Extends Unemployment Benefits, Provides Sales Tax Deductibility for 2010

“This bill provides across-the-board help for our state’s economy and families,” said Senator Murray. “It includes Medicaid assistance to help reduce the state budget deficit, provides a safety net for those struggling to get back to work,...

 
 News    March 11, 2010

County’s salary commission to begin meeting

The Snohomish County Citizens Commission on Salaries of Elected Officials will begin meeting March 17 to review the salary schedule for elected officials for 2011 and 2012. The commission is an independent group that meets every two years to set the...

 
 News    March 11, 2010

Cantwell Says Tanker Jobs Study Shows That A Boeing Win Means Long-Term Manufacturing Jobs for Washington State, U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) today said a new independent consultant’s report demonstrates that building the military’s new midair refueling aircraft in the United States will translate into some 71,000 jobs across the...

 
 News    March 11, 2010

Cantwell Lauds President Obama for Appointing Boeing CEO Jim McNerney to Head Export Council

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement on President Obama’s appointment of Boeing CEO Jim McNerney as chair of the re-launched President’s Export Council: “I welcome Jim McNerney’s appointm...