Port Orchard Orchard
Bills would create first National Heritage Area in the Pacific Northwest
U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray and U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck announced July 10 they have introduced bills that would establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington state to help preserve and promote the state's maritime history and culture for future generations to enjoy.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Seattle Gay News
More Hobby Lobby fallout - Senator Patty Murray leads drive to overrule SCOTUS on contraceptives
In its June 30 ruling, the Supreme Court said that some for-profit corporations may claim a First Amendment religious exemption from the Affordable Car Act.
Democrat candidate for Congress shoots GOP 'elephant' in campaign ad
A campaign advertisement recently put out by Estakio Beltran, a Democrat running for Washington's 4th Congressional House seat, shows the candidate shooting an elephant pinata on his way to Washington, Truth Revolt reported Friday.
$52 Billion At Stake: Loan Declines for Small Businesses Hindering Advancement
Roughly 8,000 business loan requests are declined every day in America. "Daily business loan denials are symptomatic of a massive market failure," says Connie Evans, president and CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Daily Caller
Democratic Candidate Shoots Elephant Pinata In New Ad [VIDEO]
A Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives is taking aim at Republicans in a new television ad full of the type of violent rhetoric that Democrats have attacked Republicans for in the past.
Everybody Please Stop Shooting at Shit in Your Campaign Ads Now
Proving that conservatives don't hold exclusive rights on Second Amendment stupidity, here is a video of a 31-year-old liberal running for Congress on the strength of his ability to hit an elephant piata with a shotgun from 10 yards, which is both easy and dumb dumb dumb.
The Wall Street Journal
Boeing, NAM Chiefs Visit Senate Democrats to Tout Benefits of Ex-Im Bank
Boeing Co. CEO Jim McNerney and the head of the National Association of Manufacturers plan to make their case on the benefits of the Export-Import Bank directly to Senate Democrats at a meeting Thursday, a Senate Democratic aide said.
Reader Post: Why I Left J Street
Banners emblazoned with J Street's trademark leaning arrow logo and that year's convention theme, "Making History", festooned the huge atrium.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Democratic lawmakers move to upend ruling on birth control
Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation to get around the court's decision last month to exempt private corporations from having to provide coverage for birth-control pills and devices that violate the companies' religious beliefs.
State Firefighters: Halt oil trains until safety review complete
The movement of oil by rail through Washington should be halted until completion of a safety study recently authorized by Gov. Jay Inslee, according to the Washington State Council of Firefighters.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Hanford B Reactor tours at Tri-Cities bring to life secret project that helped end World War II
It''s a little easier getting on a B Reactor tour these days, but not much. It's still best to plan well ahead.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Kilmer to EPA: Raise stink over Victoriaa s untreated sewage
The U.S. government should use this month's meeting of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation to raise a stink over Victoria's ceaseless discharge of untreated sewage into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., told the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
30th Annual Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center
Ethnic Heritage Council hosts the 30th Annual Naturalization Ceremony, where over 425 candidates from more than 75 countries will be sworn in by The Honorable Richard C. Tallman, U.S. Circuit Court Judge, as new citizens of the United States of America.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Small business owners: Closing Export-Import bank would cripple our companies
Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Senate Democrats Plan Push on Ex-Im Bank, Woo Chamber
Schumer has urged the Chamber of Commerce to shift its allegiance to the Democrats with Republicans blocking business priorities like the Export-Import Bank and a new immigration law.
Crip Buzz: July 2014
There is one scene that, early in the first season, makes explicit Game of Thrones ' affection for the underdog.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Cantwell supports extending charter of U.S. Ex-Im Bank
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., pitched for Congress to extend the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank during a Monday morning visit to Columbia Machine's headquarters and manufacturing plant in Vancouver, saying the bank's services help small businesses compete in overseas markets.
'Everytown' anti-gunners to dump postcards at Cantwell's office Tuesday
Senator Maria Cantwell, shown here reacting to the Oso mudslide in March, will be targeted by gun prohibitionists Tuesday at her Seattle office.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
She's As Good As a Gop Senator Gets On The Environment. Is That Good Enough?
Over the course of her career, Sen. Susan Collins has stood apart from most of her GOP colleagues on the issue of the environment.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
McMorris Rodgers won't debate before primary
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she wants to debate her opponent in this year's election - but only after the primary.