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Mar 15, 2018 In The News
Last Friday members of the Washington state Congressional delegation passed a resolution designating March 9, the day of Billy Frank Jr.’s birth, as an official national day of remembrance of his life, legacy and accomplishments.
Mar 13, 2018 In The News
Temple Beth Hatfiloh’s 30th annual Blintzapalooza fundraiser celebrates community, connection and a much-loved Jewish culinary creation whose name begins with “B.” Bagels.
Mar 9, 2018 In The News
Friday, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) introduced a resolution to honor Billy Frank Jr. and designate March 9, 2018, his birthday, as an official national day of remembrance of his life, legacy, and accomplishments.
Feb 22, 2018 In The News
Senator Patty Murray got a look at a few new educational facilities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 16 as she toured Evergreen Elementary School and the JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services.
Feb 15, 2018 In The News
Congress is considering $2.5 billion in grants and loans to help railroads finish installing their long-delayed Positive Train Control networks.
Feb 14, 2018 In The News
Instead of flowers or candy, thousands of South Sound veterans and first responders are getting handmade Valentines this year, thanks to their Congressman.
Feb 13, 2018 In The News
All federal money to clean Puget Sound, and other major American waterways, would be eliminated under the 2019 budget proposed from the Trump administration.
Feb 5, 2018 In The News
When Congressman Denny Heck asked a class of third graders and kindergarteners at Maplewood Elementary School if they remembered the Amtrak train derailment in Dupont in December, there was a chorus of “Yes.”
Jan 31, 2018 In The News
Some of the biggest names in Pierce County and Washington state politics will gather Friday at the University of Washington Tacoma for an “opioid summit” to discuss efforts to address the related crisis facing the county and the region.
Jan 25, 2018 In The News
A year-long standoff between Washington state Democrats and Republicans ended last Thursday when the state Legislature passed a bill deemed the Hirst “fix” in exchange for approval of the $4.2 billion capital budget.