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Dept. of Energy awards Quinault Indian Nation project funding

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $12 million in funding to help 13 American Indian and Alaska Native communities finish projects that will reduce...Read More

Northwest Progressive Institute finds American Rescue Plan popular in Washington

In a recent survey, the Northwest Progressive Institute found that the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan is popular among Washingtonians. The survey states that 60%...Read More

Biden budget includes funding for transit projects in Puget Sound

Funding for two Washington State transit projects was included in the $6 trillion budget proposal released by President Biden Friday. The funds are allocated in...Read More

Breakdown of American Rescue Plan funding going to Washington public housing authorities

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by Congress in March will send nearly $28 million in housing relief to public housing authorities (PHAs) across...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Marilyn Strickland on how Congress can help localities build more housing near transit

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) announced this month that she is cosponsoring an updated version of H.R.2483, the Build More Housing Near Transit Act, to incentivize...Read More

OFM sends letter to Hobbs outlining “areas of concern” in transportation package

David Schumacher, Director of the Office of Financial Management (OFM), sent a letter to Sen. Steve Hobbs (D – Lake Stevens) indicating which provisions in...Read More

Access to billions in federal funding a key distinction between broadband bills

Bob Hunter has been at the Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD) for 35 years, and he knows when to strike while the iron is hot....Read More

How the Senate transportation budget makes use of federal funds

The Senate passes their 2021-23 Transportation Budget, sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs (D – Lake Stevens) in a unanimous vote Monday. The budget makes use of...Read More

Braun on transportation proposals from King and Senate Freedom Caucus: “I appreciate the work they’re both doing.”

The Senate Freedom Caucus unveiled their transportation-funding proposal this week, a response to different proposals put forward by Democrats as well as the lead Republican...Read More

Sen. Hobbs is trying to lift pause on highway projects in in his district

Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens) says he is working with the governor’s office to lift the temporary pause on three highway projects in Snohomish County....Read More