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5 hrs ago | KOMO News

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

Members of Washington state's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to reconsider a decision denying help for individuals affected by huge wildfires in Washington state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Doc Hastings, Okanogan County, WA, FEMA

6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

State’s women-owned firms missing out on SBA loans, federal contracts

Washington women own almost 29 percent of all small businesses in the state, but they face a larger gender gap than women nationwide in access to business loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Suzan DelBene, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Cantwell Calls for Extension of Key Tool to Support Washington Wine Exports

Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell joined winemakers from the Walla Walla Valley in calling on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which has supported exports of more than $70 million of Washington state wine since 2007.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Walla Walla, WA, Walla Walla County, WA

JD Supra

Group Of Senators Weigh In On Biogenic Carbon Regulations

On August 7, 2014, a group of nine Democratic Senators led by Senator Tom Harkin sent a letter to the EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, on the treatment of biogenic carbon emissions from stationary sources.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Ron Wyden, Senator Al Franken, Patty Murray

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option - her own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Business News

The News Tribune

A disaster that's not bad enough

This can be awkward, asking the government for help. Gov. Jay Inslee recently asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency – FEMA – that our charred segment of Washington be declared a major disaster and therefore eligible for various forms of federal assistance.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Okanogan County, WA

HeraldNet

In Our View/Tackling ocean acidificaton: Preserving shellfish a " and us

The challenge of galvanizing support for cleaning Puget Sound is undercut by the illusion of beauty.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cantwell, AK, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Oil, railroad, coal port money gushes into races for Legislature

A sight that won't be stopped by sit-ins and City Council resolutions: A coal train passes an oil train after tanker cars derailed in Magnolia this morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Washington, Anacortes, WA, Bellingham, WA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Switched

Women and the Small Business Workforce

From Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Ursula Burns at Xerox and PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi, women capture an ever-growing number of top spots at leading corporations -- internationally and in the United States.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Small Business, PepsiCo, Beverages, Xerox, Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, Germany, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Business Journal

Demolition starts at Boeing 777X wing plant site

Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner and City of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson swing sledgehammers at the ceremonial demolition of older office buildings at the Boeing Everett site that are being torn down to make way for the construction of the new 777X Composite Wing Center .

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Calls for global network of buoys to monitor ocean acidification

Does the nation need a national strategy on rising levels of acidity in the oceans? And can that strategy protect tens of thousands of jobs in the American fishing industry? U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell, Washington and Mark Begich, Alaska, are calling for such a strategy based on data from an expanding network of buoys that will monitor ocean ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chemistry, Science, Shelton, WA, Seattle, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US senators: Lax Canadian mine regulation endangers our salmon

Salmon runs and spawning streams shared by the U.S. and Canada could be threatened by big Canadian mining developments and the lax regulatory climate that led to British Columbia's Mount Polley environmental disaster, two U.S. senators warned Monday.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, us Travel, Travel, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich,

Small Business Trends

Cantwell Proposes Bill to Aid Women Owned Businesses

If women feel that running a business has been a challenge, there may be some respite coming soon.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Sen. Marie Cantwell to tour Port Angeles Coast Guard base

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell will be in Port Angeles today to tour the Coast Guard base.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Neah Bay, WA, Mountlake Terrace, WA, Oceanography, Science

Thu Aug 07, 2014

HeraldNet

Inslee asks Obama for federal fire aid

Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday asked President Obama to declare parts of Eastern Washington a major disaster area because of wildfires that have destroyed more than 300 homes this year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Doc Hastings, US Senate, Chelan County, WA, Okanogan County, WA

Alabama Live

WBCNA asks for support on small business bill that would boost female entrepreneurship

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The Women's Business Center of North Alabama is asking leaders to support a new bill that would improve funding and contracting opportunities for women-owned businesses in the U.S. Introduced by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., to the Legislature last week, the Women's Small Business Ownership Act of 2014 said the number of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Seattle Times

Voters in 4th Congressional District may decide between 2 Republicans in November

For the first time in state history, voters in a Washington congressional contest may choose from two Republicans on the November ballot - leaving Democrats on the sidelines.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Cathy McMorris, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Columbian

Herrera Beutler, Dingethal advance in 3rd Congressional District

Incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, proved establishment Republicans still have sway in Southwest Washington as she garnered more votes than her two opponents, one with Tea Party leanings, in Tuesday's primary for the 3rd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Camas, WA, US Senate, Democrat, Eric Cantor

Wenatchee World

New evacuation advisories issued as fires grow

U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert met with fire officials managing the Chiwaukum Complex of fires burning in Chelan County on Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Chelan County, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Doc Hastings, Washington, Colville, WA

Black Enterprise

New Bill To Help Female Entrepreneurs Gain More Loans and Federal Contracts

On the heel of reports that women business owners still lag behind men in accessing loans and federal contracts, Sen. Maria Cantwell has introduced a bill that would reauthorize the women's business center program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

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

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