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Tom Wheeler's confirmation doesn't seem to be in doubt, according to Senate Commerce Committee Chair Sen. Jay Rockefeller.
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Like the Federal Communications Commission chairman before him, Tom Wheeler is a broadband and wireless devotee, which should come as no surprise to anyone who is familiar with President Obama's nominee for chairman.
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For Ernest Moniz, today is baptism-by-Hanford. Elbowed by Sen. Maria Cantwell, the newly minted U.S. Energy Secretary pledged to visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, and he's keeping his word.
Tom Wheeler, a veteran lobbyist nominated last month to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he is ready to make the transition from Washington insider to public servant.
Washington state Democratic Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, along with five Democratic House members from the state’s delegation, want a quick decision from the U.S. Justice Department on whether the state can proceed with its plans to sell marijuana for recreational use beginning next year.
Clallam and Jefferson counties have received a combined $2.08 million - and far more than either county expected - from a federal program that reimburses rural counties for the presence of non-taxable federal lands.
News about Seattle City Hall, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Seattle and King County government and more The U.S. House of Representatives has approved creation of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford and two other sites, just a week after the federal government said it won't be able to meet deadlines ... (more)
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says new federal Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation next week.
Patty Murray arrived 20 years ago to a U.S. Senate whose "gentlemen" members had a convenient restroom just off the Senate floor, but not the six "gentle ladies."
Yesterday, Brian Schatz stood up and showed why he's a leader that the people of Hawaii need fighting for them every day in the U.S. Senate.
Senators Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., have introduced a bipartisan bill to make the New Markets Tax Credit program permanent and increase its annual allocation.
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., signed on to a bill Tuesday that would make the New Markets Tax Credit permanent.
In this moment of angst over all the scary things that Congressional fine print ends up enabling , here's some new Congressional fine print - championed by Washington Senator Maria Cantwell - that could be great : Cantwell's Pulse School Pilot provision would provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture $10 million through 2017 to purchase pulse ... (more)