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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

Mayor Jenny Durkan answers questions on SPD’s response to protests

In an appearance on Civic Cocktail, an interview show hosted by former Seattle Times reporter Joni Balter, Mayor Jenny Durkan answered questions on the protests...Read More

In wake of protests, Seattle City Attorney announces withdrawal of consent decree motion

On Wednesday afternoon, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes issued the following statement regarding George Floyd, recent demonstrations in Seattle, and the federal consent decree with...Read More

New survey looks at utilization of loan forgiveness programs among small businesses

An NFIB Research Center survey released yesterday looks at the utilization and financial assistance of both small business lending programs: the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)...Read More

Morning Wire: Protests, Marilyn Strickland, ERFC forecast

“We have to make an effort in the United States, we have to make an effort to understand, to go beyond these rather difficult times…...Read More

The challenge of bail reform amidst the protests this week

Following George Floyd’s murder by a police officer and the ensuing protests in Minneapolis and beyond, celebrity model Chrissy Tiegen tweeted that she was “committed...Read More

Q&A: Marilyn Strickland explains her approach to policymaking and how she plans to navigate Congress

Marilyn Strickland is the former two-term Mayor of Tacoma and President of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. She is running to fill Congressman Denny...Read More

The lessons of Robert Kennedy’s moral leadership on race relations

“What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the...Read More