With the family members of fallen police officers in the gallery, the House of Representatives passed five new public safety laws to better protect the public and take care of loved ones left behind when a police officer or firefighter dies in the line of duty.
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon proposed Wednesday morning using more than $33 million in federally subsidized bonds available under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to stimulate new job growth.
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) led a group of 18 Senators in calling on U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to take immediate steps to utilize TARP funding to stabilize community banks and improve credit availability for small businesses.
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced plans to create a new Small Business Lending Fund using capital investments from TARP funds.