Thu, Dec 3, 2009
Senator Murray’s Statement on White House Jobs Summit
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement following the Forum on Jobs and Economic Growth at the White House hosted by President Obama.
Hours extended for Washington’s unemployment-claims call center
Washington’s unemployment-claims phone line is now open one hour earlier each day to receive benefit applications or questions from unemployed workers.
Cantwell Statement on Troop Increase in Afghanistan
Today Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), issued the following statement concerning President Obama’s address to the nation on the military situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan:
County’s extra patrols prove useful during weekend
Snohomish County’s first DUI emphasis patrols following a $70,000 state grant to pay for overtime funds nabbed 11 impaired drivers.
Goldmark appoints new manager to lead DNR’s Southeast Region in Ellensburg
Laura Ditmer will oversee DNR operations in 15-county area
Cantwell Expresses Concern Over Recent Border Enforcement Abuses
Calls on Napolitano to Address Racial Profiling
Murray and Cantwell Introduce Senate Resolution Extending Condolences to the Families of Fallen Lakewood Police Officers
Resolution extends sympathies to officers’ families and Lakewood community; Expresses solidarity with law enforcement community nationwide
Expect registration changes as new domestic partnership law goes into effect
Washington’s new “everything-but-marriage” law, recently approved by voters, will take effect on Thursday, providing expanded rights and responsibilities for domestic partners on the state registry operated by the state Corporations and Charities Division.
Murray Bill to Provide Flight Crews with Family Leave Passes Congress, On its Way to President
Bi-partisan legislation will allow pilots and flight attendants to take time to meet the needs of their health and families despite airline industries unique time keeping methods
Senator Cantwell Delivers Floor Speech on Lakewood Police Shootings
SEATTLE, WA – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined with Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) on the Senate floor expressing sorrow over the tragic shootings in Lakewood.
Secretary Vail Issues Statement on Maurice Clemmons
– Secretary Eldon Vail of the Department of Corrections today issued the following statement on the capture of Maurice Clemmons:
Sen. Murray Pays Tribute to Fallen Lakewood Police Officers in Speech on U.S. Senate Floor
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) delivered the following speech on the floor of the United States Senate to honor the service and sacrifice of the four City of Lakewood Police Officers who were killed on Sunday, November 29th:
HONORING POLICE: Murray and Cantwell to Pay Tribute to Fallen Lakewood Police Officers in Speeches on the U.S. Senate Floor
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) will deliver back-to-back speeches on the floor of the United States Senate to honor the service and sacrifice of the four City of Lakewood Police Officers who were on Sunday, November 29th.
Mon, Nov 30, 2009
Over 130 Deputy Prosecutors and Office Staff in Prosecutor’s Office Sign Letter Urging County Council to Appoint Mark Roe for Prosecutor
EVERETT—More than 130 employees of the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office, including attorneys from the civil and criminal divisions, paralegal and clerical staff, union and non-represented employees have signed a letter urging the County Council to appoint 22-year veteran prosecutor Mark Roe to replace outgoing Prosecutor Janice Ellis.
Don’t be tempted to abuse parking spaces for the disabled
The busy holiday shopping season makes finding good parking spots near retailers tough, but don’t be tempted to illegally park in a spot reserved for a person with a disability—even if you only plan on being in a store for a minute.
Sharing the Wealth: WA Congressman Tackles the Estate Tax
SEATTLE - They say you can't take it with you and, in December, Congress must decide how much estates should be taxed when someone dies. The federal estate tax expires at the end of this year.
Enrollments Up, Budgets Down at WA Two-Year Colleges
State awards county aerospace training center $250,000
Snohomish County’s Aerospace Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ) will receive a $250,000 capital improvement grant for its Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center.
County’s Willis Tucker Park a Puget Sound favorite
Viewers and readers of KING 5 TV and its Web site have chosen Snohomish County’s Willis Tucker Park has one of the top five playground destinations in Western Washington.
Cantwell Announces $88 Million for Landmark Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Project
Cantwell Championed Funding to Make the Nation’s Electricity Grid Smarter, Stronger, More Efficient and Reliable
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