Wed, Apr 21, 2010
Tips for WA Consumers to Avoid “Impulse” Spending
SEATTLE - If you're like most Washington residents, you're coping with the recession by doing your best to watch almost every penny.
Mon, Apr 19, 2010
General Aviation Day comes to Paine Field, May 15
Once again, Snohomish County’s Paine Field will be the site of the 15th annual General Aviation Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 15.
Poll Says Financial Reform Is Crucial
Financial reform now being debated in Congress is hugely important to people in Washington State and around the nation, and vital to bolstering confidence in the economy, according to a poll released by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Fri, Apr 16, 2010
Washington State Promotes Healthy, Sustainable Environment with Earth Day Activities
Washington residents are encouraged to celebrate Earth Day by participating in state-supported activities and “Cash for Appliances Washington”
Senator Murray Helps Pass Critical Unemployment Benefits Extension for Laid-Off Washington Workers
With unemployment benefits on the line for thousands in Washington, Murray helps pass emergency extension
State switching to email renewal reminders for boats
Owners of boats and other registered watercraft in our state are encouraged to sign up to receive annual registration renewal reminders by email because paper renewal notices are being discontinued this year.
Thu, Apr 15, 2010
County will dedicate Lake Stevens Park Saturday
New ball fields will be named in honor of Gary Cease
Larsen Highlights Tax Cuts for Hardworking Families, Small Businesses
Today, U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) highlighted several tax relief provisions that he fought to provide for hardworking families and small businesses in the 2nd District of Washington. In the past year, Larsen supported legislation that has provided over $200 billion in tax relief and income support to working families and small businesses across America.
Cantwell Calls for Protection of Salmon “Strongholds”
Pending legislation would protect thriving wild salmon populations so that they never become endangered. Salmon runs in Wenatchee and Queets-Quinault watersheds would be top priorities
Report: Flowering Trees Bring More Sneezes in Washington
Washington residents with allergies are well aware that spring is in full swing, as a new report from the National Wildlife Federation(NWF) finds that more people are suffering from allergies and related asthma than were affected 20 years ago.
Stevens says census participation is key to 39th Legislative District improvements
The rate of return for the 2010 Census vary dramatically across the 39th Legislative District, with some communities returning less than 50 percent of the forms, Sen. Val Stevens, R-Arlington, announced today.
Reardon applauds Council for passing 2010 supplemental budget
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon applauded the County Council’s action Wednesday approving a modified county budget for 2010.
Salary Commission holds public hearing Wednesday, April 14
The Snohomish County Citizens Commission on Salaries of Elected Officials will meet again Wednesday, April 14, holding a public hearing to gather input as it continues reviewing the salary schedule for elected officials for 2011 and 2012.
Wed, Apr 14, 2010
AARP National Spelling Bee: Mental Fitness Challenge for Washington State
Old dogs really can learn new tricks, and how to train grown-up brains is going to be part of the discussion at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee in June, in which spellers from Washington and around the country will compete.
Mon, Apr 12, 2010
Hobbs set to hold town halls to discuss legislative sessions
OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, will hold two community meetings to discuss issues important to the people of Snohomish County, including education, business growth and the state budget.
Scientists and Obama Administration at Odds over Spill & Salmon
Fri, Apr 9, 2010
Cantwell Fighting for Extension of Affordable Housing Program to meet Regional Needs, Create Jobs
Says tax-credit program provides much-needed homes; creates Washington construction jobs
Cantwell Announces $11 Million for Smart Grid Workforce Training
Cantwell Legislation Opened Way for Funding to Modernize Nation’s Electricity Grid, Create Job Opportunities in a Clean Energy Economy
WA Kids Urged To Shelve Remotes in Favor of Sneakers
Many of Washington State's children will have no excuse to be couch potatoes today as free fun awaits them. Aimed at getting youngsters more active, the first annual Community Health Carnival in Tacoma will promote healthier family choices at play time and at snack time.
Thu, Apr 8, 2010
Push for Paid Sick Days in Tacoma: For Public Health and Business
A citizens coalition is working to push the City of Tacoma to become the fourth in the nation to adopt a paid sick day law.
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