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23 hrs ago | Business Wire

Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare Transparency

"Today's vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to know how much of their advertised ticket price is due to rapidly increasing federal taxes," said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, Frank LoBiondo, Representative Tom Graves

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Marysville Globe

Just 4 primary races will knock out any candidates

Two Republicans and two Democrats are vying in Legislative District 10, Position 2, for your votes in the Primary Election, with the top two going to the November general election, no matter which party they represent.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Arlington, WA, Marysville, WA, Skagit County, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The fine print: U.S. government fudges phaseout of old oil tank cars

Federal regulators in Washington, D.C., laid out new proposed safety rules for oil trains, claiming on Wednesday that old, 1960a 2s-vintage tank cars will be phased out and replaced within two years by stronger, more explosion-resistant cars.

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Related Topix: Prison, Train Disaster, Explosion, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell

Bellingham Herald

Whatcom, Bellingham elected officials say oil-train rules could be improved

Elected officials representing Whatcom County and Bellingham supported the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposal for improving the safety of trains carrying crude oil, with destinations that include Cherry Point.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Larsen, DelBene back EPA decision on Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine

U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene last week praised the Environmental Protection Agency's announcement that it will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to protect one of the world's largest salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the proposed Pebble Mine .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Representative Bob Gibbs, Republican

HeraldNet

Congress: Elect LaPointe for real change

In the 2nd Congressional District, Rick Larsen has done a lot of good things, but perhaps he goes a little too far in promoting development and commercial interests before those of us folks on the ground.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Everett, WA, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Military, US Navy, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

San Juan Islander

Democrats meet July 27 in Friday Harbor

San Juan County Democrats will decide which primary candidate to endorse, if any, for the Congressional District No.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, San Juan County, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

EPA rules would likely block Pebble Mine in Alaska

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced severe restrictions on the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska, a move that is likely to block a project the EPA said could devastate the best run of wild salmon left on the planet.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Representative Bob Gibbs, Republican

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Controversial Alaska mine project wins one in Congress

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing a bill to keep the EPA from blocking the mine, despite opposition from Washington state lawmakers who say the project could be devastating to the fishing industry in their state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Representative Bob Gibbs, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NTSB faults Washington state, trucking firm in bridge collapse

The National Transportation Safety Board faulted a Canadian trucking company for failing to account for the low-clearance bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon, Wash., in its route planning for shipments of unusual size.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Mount Vernon, WA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Roll Call

Ruling Expected on Bridge Collapse in Washington State

On Tuesday the National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the collapse on May 23, 2013, of a bridge on Interstate 5 spanning the Skagit River in Washington State.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Nick II Rahall

Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Journal

What Happened to America's Most Important Arctic Ships?

The nation's fleet of ice-cutting ships is getting older, and congressional action to modernize it isn't moving at breakneck speed.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Representative John Garamendi

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The News Tribune

Democratic group picks Kilmer to lead its national security team

Freshman U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer gained some clout on military issues this week when a coalition of moderate Democrats picked him as co-chairman of its national security working group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, US Military, US Navy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Larsen supports transportation bill as road to growing jobs

I take great pride in representing Bellingham in Congress. Not only is it the most beautiful district in the country, it is also where I was born and raised.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Arlington, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Kos

The Daily Bucket: The Northwest Salmon Wars: Conservationists versus Hatcheries

The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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