Articles published Thu, Mar 11, 2010
Cantwell Lauds President Obama for Appointing Boeing CEO Jim McNerney to Head Export Council
Appointment Part of Broad Effort to Boost U.S. Exports
Operation Homefront Opens Chapter in Washington
Newest office to aid military service members, wounded warriors and their families
Cantwell, Murray Hail Senate Extension of Sales Tax Deduction
Provision assures equality between Washington and states with income taxes
Cantwell Says Tanker Jobs Study Shows That A Boeing Win Means Long-Term Manufacturing Jobs for Washington State, U.S.
Independent consultant’s report shows that tanker built by Boeing secures up to 71,000 U.S. jobs
Murray Helps Pass Bill that Includes $500 Million to Help Fill WA Budget Shortfall, Extends Unemployment Benefits, Provides Sales Tax Deductibility for 2010
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) voted to pass a bill that includes a major federal payment to help ease the state’s budget shortfall, help for out-of-work Washington residents, tax relief for state families and businesses, and numerous job creation incentives. The legislation, the American Workers, State, and Business Relief Act (H.R. 4213), passed the Senate by a vote of 62 to 36.
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.
Senator Murray to Question Top Military Health Officials on Military Suicides, Care for National Guard and Care for Military Families
Murray to press military Surgeons General and Nurse Corps on filling gaps in care for National Guard members, improving health care access for military families, and aggressively combating military suicide trends
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 Representatives
The Meta Four
PBS host and author visits LINCOLN
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) will host the Moneywise in the Military seminar for hundreds of Sailors and their families on March 16.
Valley General Hospital Foundation Unveils Classic Car
Annual Fund-raising Car Announced