Articles published Thu, Nov 12, 2009
State Supreme Court unanimously supports school funding system
Ruling reverses lower court’s decision regarding funding formulas
Senator Roach’s requested performance audit on Valley Medical released today with significant, adverse findings
State Senator Pam Roach requested an audit of Public Hospital District 1, in Renton, over a year ago. That report was made public today.
Senator Murray to Discuss Stress on Military Kids and Families at Summit in Tacoma
Murray to speak to hundreds of military kids, spouses, parents, service members and military leaders about the stresses of separation, readjustment, and having a loved one in harm’s way
Proposed Health Care Overhaul Will Hurt Economic Recovery of Small Businesses, According to Latest Poll
The majority, or 57%, of small business owners and managers surveyed during a Small Business Research Board (SBRB) poll, conducted in conjunction with IPA, indicated they believe the health care overhaul being proposed in Congress will hurt the chances of an economic recovery for small businesses.
Unemployment brings stress & poor health to SnoCo jobless
A new report from Snohomish Health District links health trends to economic trends
WSA URGES GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN ECEAP FUNDING IN HER BUDGET ECONOMIC DOWNTURN TAKES TERRIBLE TOLL ON MOST VULNERABLE CHILDREN ECEAP SERVES AS MAIN SAFETY NET
Reardon honored for performance measure program
Calling him an “innovator in government,” Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon has been honored by the National Center for Civic Innovation for the county’s part in the center’s Trailblazer Grant Program.
County will hold vision workshop for Kayak Point Park
Murray Speech on Veterans Will Recognize Those Who Have Sacrificed, Call for Passage of Critical Bill
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will give a speech on the senate floor today focusing on the needs of our veterans on the eve Veterans Day.
Cantwell Moves to Close Derivatives Loophole
Cantwell Introduces Legislation to Help Stop Abusive Speculation Practices
H1N1: Senator Murray Examines Policy Changes to Help Keep Sick Workers at Home
Murray highlights the importance of paid sick leave to prevent the spread of H1N1
Senator Murray to Examine the Cost of Being Sick: H1N1 and Paid Sick Days
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Health Committee, will attend a Senate hearing examining the issue of H1N1 being spread by workers who can’t afford to miss work when they are sick.
Clutter Control 9-1-1
Boy is it easy to accumulate clutter! It comes from so many sources; we create collections, we receive gifts that we feel guilty parting with, our kids keep outgrowing toys and clothes and we even go out and shop for more stuff!
From White Christmas to the Great White Way!
Broadway’s newest star got her start at The 5th—and she’s still only 13 years old!
EVERETT CHORALE TO RING IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
Snohomish County’s 90-plus premier vocal choral ensemble, the Everett Chorale, will perform Saint-Saëns's Christmas Oratorio and a selection of bell-themed holiday favorites for this year's ever-popular holiday concerts at the Everett Performing Arts Center on December 5 at 7:30 p.m. and December 6 at 3 p.m.
NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MEMBERS; COMMEMORATE VETERANS DAY BY NOMINATING SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYERS
National Guard and Reserve members and families eligible to nominate employers for Secretary of Defense award
New Options for Senior’s with Cataracts
I’ve read that there’s a new type of cataract surgery that can also correct vision so you don’t have to wear reading glasses anymore. What can you tell me about this? I will need cataract surgery in the near future and would like to learn more.