Politics

Politics

Jenny Durkan/Media

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan Monday denounced a proposed plan by City Council that would cut $6.3 million funding they had approved for critical programs that provide nutrition assistance, child care for struggling families, and nursing care for low-income pregnant women. ...
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Currently, married couples who previously filed taxes separately are permitted to file amended joint returns dating only back to three years, but the IRS lacks the authority to override this limitation. ...
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By a vote of 236-173, a bipartisan ­majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination throughout daily life. ...
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HRC President Chad Griffin

HRC announced that more than 200 of the nation’s leading businesses have now joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act. ...
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Following their collaboration with Jay-Z and Dream Hampton on a viral short film about the epic fail of the War on Drugs, Crabapple, Boekbinder and Batt have turned their talents towards the Green New Deal, partnering with Ocasio-Cortez and creating a unique response to the most common critiques of the Green New Deal. ...
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Mayor Jenny A. Durkan/Pride Flag Raising/June 1, 2018

As prepared for delivery on February 19. 2019. ...
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Jennifer Peace

Captain Jennifer Peace, Staff Sgt. Logan Ireland, Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann, and other transgender service members have accepted the invitation by Members of Congress to attend tonight’s State of the Union Address. ...
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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene at SCOTUS

Speaker Nancy Pelosi named Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) to the bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. ...
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Donald Trump/GLAAD Accountability Project

The report documents examples of second-year actions taken by the Trump Administration that undermine the health and well-being of LGBT people and people living with HIV. ...
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The 2018 National Movement Report provides a comprehensive and standardized look at the LGBT movement’s finances for Fiscal Year 2017 across 40 major LGBT advocacy organizations. ...
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