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Virtual Conversation: Racism, protests, and the policy response

America finds itself in a unique period of protests, civil unrest and a renewed focus on police violence. This is occurring in the middle of...Read More

Dr. Larry Corey lays out Fred Hutch’s approach to COVID vaccine development

In a recent interview with the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, the organization’s former President and Director, Dr. Larry Corey, explained the vaccine development initiative...Read More

Morning Wire: Impacts of protests, Phil Gardner, Immigration and economics

Scientists announced this morning they found patterns among signals or noise emanating from deep space. Last week, scientists announced an asteroid the size of a stadium heading Earth’s direction....Read More

DOH says 30-60% of Washingtonians may experience symptoms of depression in coming months related to COVID

A document from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) forecasts a worrisome outlook for the potential behavioral health impacts of COVID-19. The document is...Read More

Scenes from Seattle protests on Capitol Hill

Here are a few scenes from the protests in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. These were taken Sunday afternoon between 1:00 and 4:00 pm. The story...Read More

Q&A: Phil Gardner wants to make the most of this political moment in Congress

Continuing our interview series with candidates in the 10th Congressional District race, this week we have someone who knows the district backward and forward: Phil...Read More

New data on immigrants in the state of Washington: A demographic and economic profile

The American Immigration Council released new data on Washington state’s immigrant population and their contributions to the state. The Washington state fact sheet includes data on population...Read More

Ferguson joins lawsuit against DeVos’ Title IX rules change

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined 17 other attorneys general yesterday to file a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s new rule on reporting sexual assault...Read More

An open letter to the people of Washington state

The Senate Democratic Caucus – fully recognizing that our own state Senate lacks the voice of even a single Black legislator, a voice that needs...Read More

Murray demands answers regarding non-competitive, multimillion dollar contract for duplicative health data system

[On Wednesday], U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, wrote to Dr. Robert Redfield, Director...Read More