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Monday, July 19, 2021
COVID-19 PREVENTION MEASURES REMAIN CRUCIAL

COVID-19 PREVENTION MEASURES REMAIN CRUCIAL Snohomish County residents are encouraged to follow guidance for preventing disease, to stay informed, and to prepare for behavioral health impacts

COVID-19 PREVENTION MEASURES REMAIN CRUCIAL..



Thursday, July 15, 2021
Battle Ground considers local income tax ban

Battle Ground considers local income tax ban The City of Battle Ground could soon join Spokane, Granger and Spokane Valley in banning a local income tax.

Battle Ground considers local income tax ban..



Thursday, July 15, 2021
Tax Dollars Are Being Spent

Tax Dollars Are Being Spent Dunn Wants King County Taxpayers to Know How Their Tax Dollars Are Being Spent

Tax Dollars Are Being Spent..



Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Ecology declares drought emergency

Ecology declares drought emergency Record-breaking heat wave exacerbates already dry conditions across state

Ecology declares drought emergency..



Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Burning Ban UPDATE

Burning Ban UPDATE Burn ban went into effect Friday, June 25, 2021. However, campfires are still allowed in all (but Squire Creek & Whitehorse) Snohomish County Campgrounds

Burning Ban UPDATE..



Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Federal Judge Rules on Washingtons Below-Cost Medicaid Pharmacy

Federal Judge Rules on Washingtons Below-Cost Medicaid Pharmacy Pharmacy groups applaud this victory for pharmacies and patient access to care

Federal Judge Rules on Washingtons Below-Cost Medicaid Pharmacy ..



Wednesday, April 07, 2021
House passes $6 billion capital works budget

House passes $6 billion capital works budget House passes $6 billion capital works budget " Plan would build schools, housing " Local health services, parks also benefit

House passes $6 billion capital works budget..



Friday, April 02, 2021
Governor orders vaccine by April 15

Governor orders vaccine by April 15 Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced changes in the states rules governing access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Governor orders vaccine by April 15..



Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Sweeping childcare reform moving in Legislature

Sweeping childcare reform moving in Legislature Sweeping childcare reform moving in Legislature " Increased subsidies for qualified families " Opponents worried about the cost

Sweeping childcare reform moving in Legislature..



Friday, February 26, 2021
Juneteenth steps toward state holiday status

Juneteenth steps toward state holiday status Marks the day many slaves learned they were free " Some think the state cost is too high

Juneteenth steps toward state holiday status..



Thursday, February 25, 2021
Death Tax

Death Tax HB 1465, to increase the death tax rate in Washington State to 40%

Death Tax..



Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Public invited to comment on firefighting foam collection and disposal plan

Public invited to comment on firefighting foam collection and disposal plan The Washington Department of Ecology proposes to use the states hazardous waste contractor, Clean Harbors, to collect stockpiles of PFAS-containing firefighting foam from fire stations and select state agencies across Washington.

Public invited to comment on firefighting foam collection and disposal plan..



Tuesday, July 21, 2020
State law requires budget cuts

State law requires budget cuts State law requires Governor to issue across the board budget cuts if cash deficit projected

State law requires budget cuts..



Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Governor should reopen state employee contracts

Governor should reopen state employee contracts Governor should reopen state employee contracts to cancel 3% pay raises due July 1

Governor should reopen state employee contracts..



Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Legislature looking to quietly adopt a last-minute carbon tax

Legislature looking to quietly adopt a last-minute carbon tax The voters have twice rejected carbon taxes and the legislature has consistently refused to adopt a carbon tax or cap-and-trade system.

Legislature looking to quietly adopt a last-minute carbon tax..



Monday, March 09, 2020
Mandatory sex education in public schools

Mandatory sex education in public schools • Democratic-controlled Washington state Legislature passes SB 5395 requiring schools to include comprehensive sex education

Mandatory sex education in public schools ..



Sunday, March 08, 2020
Legislature promotes timber industry as carbon-negative

Legislature promotes timber industry as carbon-negative • The legislation will make forestry sector more competitive amid carbon-emission fees • Forestry advocate says the industry reduces state’s net carbon emissions by 12%

Legislature promotes timber industry as carbon-negative..



Saturday, March 07, 2020
Emergency income assistance

Emergency income assistance Call to preserve medical benefits, halt evictions, prevent utility shut-offs, and provide emergency income assistance

Emergency income assistance..



Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Youth Solitary Confinement

Youth Solitary Confinement • Studies suggest solitary confinement is psychologically damaging, and can lead teens to suicide.

Youth Solitary Confinement ..



Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Home-Grown

Home-Grown Lawmakers consider a grow-your-own recreational marijuana bill

Home-Grown..