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Significant barriers still exist for women entrepreneurs more than 26 years after enactment of groundbreaking legislation to improve access-to-capital, federal contracting, and counseling and training for female business owners, according to a Congressional report released Wednesday.
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.
Today the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the fire-torn region in Eastern Washington, which is currently dealing with the largest fire in state history .
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
John Johnson returns to clear out and salvage remnants of his burned down home on Chiliwist Road, after the Carlton Complex fire burned through the valley, near Malott, Wash., on Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.
The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.
A former President, our state's Governor and a three-term U.S. Senator all bear scars from what is often a politician' most difficult tussle - his or her first reelection race.
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.
Editor's note: Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a Massachusetts Democrat; Sen. John McCain is a Republican from Arizona, Sen. Maria Cantwell is a Democrat from Washington state; and Sen. Angus King is an independent from Maine.
Editor's note: Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a Massachusetts Democrat; Sen. John McCain is a Republican from Arizona, Sen. Maria Cantwell is a Democrat from Washington state; and Angus King is an independent from Maine.
Senate Republicans used a procedural vote Wednesday to block a bill to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling and prohibit for-profit companies from denying employees contraception coverage based on owners' religious beliefs.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:53 am
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