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  1. How lawmakers voted in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Bellingham Herald

    ... during the 2015 legislative session, but did not advance in the Senate. It would enact a new Equal Pay Opportunity Act by modifying the existing Equal Pay Act (EPA). It would make providing less favorable employment opportunities based on gender a ...

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  2. How Mid-Columbia lawmakers voted in the Legislature last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... during the 2015 legislative session, but did not advance in the Senate. It would enact a new Equal Pay Opportunity Act by modifying the existing Equal Pay Act (EPA). It would make providing less favorable employment opportunities based on gender a ...

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  3. Mercer Island legislator's equal pay measure passes state HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Mercer Island Reporter

    ... also won the "Legislator of the Week" award for her work to ensure equal pay for women. Her bill, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1646), would ban employers from retaliating against employees for discussing wages and salaries and prevent the use ...

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  4. Bellingham declares 2016 Energy Year; $5M on the lineRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bellingham Herald

    ... homes into the program in 2016, and already have 2,000 on board. Sustainable Connections is working with the Opportunity Council to operate the Community Energy Challenge, which provides assessments for houses and businesses and helps people figure ...

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  5. Morning Press: Benton, massage, opportunity pass, llama, restroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Columbian

    ... to leave bus fare on the kitchen table, but sometimes he forgot. In November, the 16-year- old received a Youth Opportunity Pass at school, and she uses it to ride a C-Tran bus to school every morning. Now her early mornings are a little less ...

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  6. Obama: More to do to close the pay gap for women, minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Bellingham Herald

    ... with 100 or more employees, regardless of whether they contract with the government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will collect the data, which the government will use to help identify companies that should be investigated for failing ...

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  7. COMMENTARY: It's time to listen - It's time to close the opportunity gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    One of our core values as a country and state is providing the best opportunity for our next generation to succeed; this means all children regardless of sex, race, ethnicity, or other defining characteristic. Unfortunately Washington has been failing.

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  8. Washington Senate passes charter school fixRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... schools, with a change in the way the schools are financed. It would fund charter schools through the state's Opportunity Pathways Account, which has revenue from the state lottery. The charter system previously received money from the same place as ...

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  9. Lawmakers should address gender inequityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Olympian

    ... a man's dollar; the gender wage gap is worse for women of color. To change this the House passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act. Again and again, House Democrats have stood up for women in the workforce, passing legislation only to see it wither in ...

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  10. 47th, 5th districts legislator's votes | WashingtonVotes.orgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Covington Reporter

    ... schools would no longer be defined technically as "common schools" and would be funded through the Washington Opportunity Pathways account, which receives money from the state lottery Senate Bill 6194, Floor Amendment by Senator Billig, to close the ...

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  11. State Senate passes bill that would allow charter schools to operateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Kent Reporter

    ... to reconsider the ruling. Senate Bill 6194 would direct charter school funding to come from the state's Opportunity Pathways Account, which contains state lottery revenues not restricted to common schools. Excel, which opened in August, serving ...

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  12. King County Democrats choose nominees to succeed Jeanne Kohl-Welles...Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    ... Reyneveld received the votes of fifty-four PCOs in the semifinal round of voting, and was ranked third. Economic Opportunity Institute Executive Director John Burbank and Children's Campaign Fund Chair Rene Murry were eliminated following the first ...

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  13. How did representatives from Northshore vote? | Jan. 18-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Bothell Reporter

    ... schools would no longer be defined technically as "common schools" and would be funded through the Washington Opportunity Pathways account, which receives money from the state lottery Senate Bill 6194, Floor Amendment by Senator Billig, to close the ...

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  14. Fundraisers: Event for rural Africa Tuesday at Aslan BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Bellingham Herald

    ... this January they're donating 10 percent of the purchase price of select lamps and bowls to Maple Alley Inn, the Opportunity Council's hot meals program. 5:30 p.m. Aslan Brewing Co., 1330 N. Forest St. $10 donation; 360-778-2088. Northwest ...

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  15. How lawmakers voted in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Bellingham Herald

    This week, on the first day of floor action this session, the Washington Senate passed three bills, SB 5180, dealing with life insurance reserve requirements, ; SB 5879, concerning infant disabilities ; and SB 6194, to redefine charter schools and fund them from the lottery-funded Opportunity Pathways account. Concerning public schools that are not common schools.

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  16. Jobs at KHQRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... providing graphics assistance for our on-air product, to contributing to our on-line presence, this hire has the opportunity to get your foot in the door. Producing, shooting, and editing skills are a plus; social media skills a must. If this is ...

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  17. Sick and safe leave right for Spokane - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Krawczyk is the lead organizer for the Spokane Alliance. Marilyn Watkins is the policy director of the Economic Opportunity Institute, a Seattle-based think tank.

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  18. Washington Senate passes charter school fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... schools, with a change in the way the schools are financed. It would fund charter schools through the state's Opportunity Pathways Account, which has revenue from the state lottery. The charter system previously received money from the same place as ...

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  19. Washington Senate passes measure to fix charter school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... with a change in the way the schools are financed. The bill would fund charter schools through the state's Opportunity Pathways Account, which has revenue from the state lottery. The charter system previously received money from the same place as ...

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  20. Economic Development Corp. director delivers upbeat annual report on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... in a public work session Feb. 2. Commissioners will consider approving the $150,000 payment from the county's Opportunity Fund on Feb. 3. Last year, commissioners were asked to support the fledgling EDC in a new initiative to "set the table for ...

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