Mon, Nov 30, 2009
Grant allows county to increase DUI patrols
Snohomish County will receive nearly $70,000 in grant funding to keep local law enforcement cracking down on impaired driving, keeping county roads safer.
Mon, Nov 23, 2009
Snohomish Health District to host a World AIDS Day event, Dec. 1
Confidential testing during the day; late-afternoon memorial walk; evening speakers
Energy Funds to Support Local Low-Income Assistance Programs
Over $640,000 in State Energy Settlement Funds for Snohomish County
Murray Statement on Successful Health Insurance Reform Vote
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray issued the following statement on the Senate vote to begin debate on the health insurance reform bill. The motion to proceed to debate passed the Senate today by a vote of 60-39.
Cantwell Hails Senate Vote to Begin Historic Health Care Reform Floor Debate
WASHINGTON, DC –Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell voted with the majority in a 60-39 Senate roll call vote to begin a historic floor debate on health care reform legislation.
Adding Some "Giving" to Washington's Thanksgiving
N.W. Salmon Recovery Plan Back in the Frying Pan
Stakeholders Return to Federal Court Today
Fri, Nov 20, 2009
Splash: Flood sanitation advisory from Snohomish Health District
Safety & health tipsheet available for people living in flood areas
Murray Urges Senate Colleagues to Work Together To Pass Health Insurance Reform
In speech on Senate floor, highlighted benefits of reforms to Washington families and small business owners
Thu, Nov 19, 2009
Accidental death near Stanwood
A 24-year-old Sedro Woolley man died earlier today when a tree he was chopping down fell on him. The incident was reported about 1:40 p.m. in the 7500 block of Silvana Terrace Road in unincorporated Stanwood.
As Economy Displaces More Families, Sens. Murray and Franken Introduce Bills to Help Homeless and Foster Children Succeed in School
Separate bills will provide the additional support homeless and foster children need to stay in school at a time when foreclosure crisis threatens more children’s education
Senate Health Care Bill is Good for Washington State Families and Small Business Owners
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) stood with Democratic Senators and health care advocates at an event highlighting the benefits to Washington state families and small businesses of the comprehensive Senate health insurance reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was formally unveiled yesterday.
Murray Examines Veterans’ Employment Barriers in Senate VA Hearing
Microsoft General Manager Lutz Ziob attended the hearing, spoke about technology skills unique to veterans
Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna testifies to Congress about deceptive online marketing tactics
McKenna says current disclosures aren’t sufficient to protect consumers
Murray Statement on Senate Health Bill
“Today, we are closer than we have been in decades to giving American families and businesses back control over their own health care choices.
Health Care Bill Going to Senate Floor Contains Major Cantwell Initiatives
Medicare, Basic Health provisions included. Cantwell pledges to further strengthen legislation in floor debate
DOC to Pay $4 Million for Assault on Inmate
The Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $4 million to a former offender who sustained permanent, severely disabling injuries when he was assaulted by his cellmate at Washington Corrections Center near Shelton in 2006.
DEMOCRATIC SENATORS DISCUSS REFORMS FOR SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH CARE
Five Democratic Senators today gave back-to-back speeches on the Senate floor discussing the need to focus on small businesses when considering health care reform.
WA Lawmakers Call on Defense Department to Consider Illegal, Market Distorting Airbus Subsidies in Tanker Competition
Delegation expresses serious concerns about illegal launch aid; calls on Administration to not penalize American aerospace workers
AAA Projects Thanksgiving Travel to Increase 1.4 Percent from Last Year
Research Indicates Travel by Washingtonians Stronger than National Average
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