Articles published Thu, Apr 22, 2010
“Down, but not out”
Adventures In Motherhood
Murray: Budget Passed Through Committee Today is Major Victory for America’s Veterans
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Budget and Veterans Affairs Committees, applauded Budget Committee passage of the 2011 Budget Resolution containing significant support for veterans in Washington state and across the country.
Cantwell: On Earth Day, We Must Not Forget Our Oceans
Cantwell Chairs Commerce Subcommittee hearing on ocean acidification; National Academies of Science releases report that says ocean chemistry is changing at an “unprecedented rate and magnitude”
Trash talk: Safe handling & storage of solid waste
“Varmint-proof” containers also cut down odor
County’s transfer stations, drop-box sites remain open
Snohomish County transfer stations and drop-box locations will remain open despite a strike called Wednesday by union workers for Waste Management.
Cantwell Announces $20 Million for Energy Efficient Building Upgrades in Seattle
Funding makes energy efficiency accessible to hundreds of thousands of homeowners, businesses
Murray Announces Major Seattle Clean-Energy Grant to Help Families and Businesses Save Money on Energy Costs
City of Seattle will have the resources it needs to create jobs and reduce energy costs for families and businesses
Murray Statement on Airbus Announcement that they Will Bid for U.S. Tanker Replacement without a U.S. Partner
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement after the European company Airbus announced that they would compete to replace the U.S. military’s fleet of aerial refueling tankers without an American partner.
Senators Murray, Klobuchar, Begich and Murkowski Introduce Bi-Partisan Comprehensive Veterans Employment Bill
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, joined with Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Mark Begich (D-AK), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), veterans, and veterans service organizations to unveil the Veterans Employment Act of 2010.
Earth Day Urges WA Kids Outside on 40th Anniversary
Washington State celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day today with an eye to getting young people to be active in the outdoors.
Sisters, Neuroses, & Jesus
Laura on Life