Thu, Apr 22, 2010
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.
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.
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