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Thursday | HeraldNet

Washington senators push to keep Ex-Im Bank

Washington's U.S. Senators - Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray - have joined onto proposed legislation to give the U.S. Export-Import Bank another five years of life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Washington, Senator Joe Manchin, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican

Thursday | KSL-TV

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

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.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thursday | Hispanic Business

NVCA Supports Legislation to Increase Access to Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

"The venture capital community is committed to identifying and implementing solutions to provide women in the startup community with greater access to capital," said , President and CEO of NVCA.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wahkiakum County Eagle

PUD: Varied business calling for attention

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, July 29 for regular business.

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Related Topix: Wahkiakum County, WA, Okanogan, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Manchin drops coal provision from Ex-Im Bank bill

Sen. Joe Manchin introduced his bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank's charter Wednesday evening without a controversial provision to roll back the bank's restrictions on financing overseas coal plants.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Joe Manchin

The Columbian

In Our View: Oil Trains Already Here

The need for new safety regulations on oil-bearing trains can be found in the discussion surrounding a proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washougal, WA, Camas, WA, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Columbian

Senators: Obama must be consistent on pot

Mike Boyd shows off the marijuana he bought after being the first in line to legally purchase it at Spokane Green Leaf on July 8 in Spokane.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Washington, Senator Mark Udall

NWCN.com

UW student in Gaza: 'Today was bloodiest'

The sound of bombs and families crying continue in Gaza, as they have for 22 days.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, University of Washington, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Business Journal

As SBA pleads Export-Import Bank's case, Ex-Im official pleads the Fifth

Bobby Patton, CEO of Patton Electronics in Gaithersburg, Md., talks about the importance of the Export-Import Bank's credit insurance to his company at a Capitol news conference as Sen. Ben Cardin and SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet listen.

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Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Small Business, Personal Finance, Democrat

HeraldNet

Whelpley gets newspaper endorsements in 21st District

Both The Herald and The Seattle Times have endorsed Democrat Scott Whelpley to replace retiring 21st District Democratic State Rep. Mary Helen Roberts.

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Related Topix: US News, Mukilteo, WA, Edmonds, WA, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, University of Washington

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Gender Gap Seen in Business Loans

Starting and running a small business is challenging enough, especially right now, with the economic recovery still struggling to find its footing.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Corcoran Group, Real Estate, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

National Journal

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized

When Congress returns from its August recess in early September, members will have just a few legislative days to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, the entity responsible for providing loans to American businesses to help them sell their products around the globe.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Patty Murray, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Deseret News

Colorado, Washington senators seek uniform US guidelines on recreational pot

Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Prison

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Estakio Beltran looks to be 'effective voice' in 4th Congressional District

Estakio Beltran was fresh out of college with little knowledge about politics when he packed his car and went to Washington, D.C. Then 20, Beltran doesn't know what drove him to stop by Sen. Maria Cantwell's office for a coffee break with her constituents other than his passion for speaking out on behalf of his community.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gonzaga University, Immigration Reform, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Dennis Cardoza

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

USDA will continue to use Paterson field

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving forward with proposed changes at its Prosser Agricultural Research Service lab, but expects to keep using the research acreage.

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Related Topix: Prosser, WA, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington State University, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

SouthCoastToday.com

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report indicated last week.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

BMW shows off i8 hybrid made with Moses Lake carbon fiber in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Sen. Jim Risch and BMW North America CEO Ludwig Willisch with a BMW i8 in Washington, D.C. BMW builds the i8 with carbon fiber made in Moses Lake, Wash.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW i8, BMW, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Moses Lake, WA, Senator Jim Risch

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sewage treatment "will happen," says B.C. premier, doesn't say when

Treatment of Victoria's sewage "will happen," British Columbia Premier Christy Clark promised members of Washington's congressional delegation in a terse letter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Derek Kilmer, Sequim, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Port Townsend, WA

Black Enterprise

Female Entrepreneurs Still Lag Behind Male Counterparts Cites Congressional Report

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.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Olympian

Herrera Beutler faces two challengers in the 3rd Congressional District

Political experience: Appointed in 2007 to serve as state representative for Washington's 18th Legislative District, and elected in 2008.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Baird, Democrat, US Senate, Washington, San Jose State University, Washington State University

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