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Sedona, Arizona

Arizona Supreme Court Issues Limited Ruling in Religious Exemptions Case

The Arizona Supreme Court Monday issued a ruling in Brush & Nib LLC v. City of Phoenix, concerning whether to allow a calligraphy and stationery studio an exemption from ...
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Town Hall Reopens After Major Renovation: Robert Reich in Conversation with Pramila Jayapal

After seven years of planning, five years of fundraising, nearly two years of construction, and a summer of over 40 events in “soft launch” mode, Town Hall Seattle ...
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Jenny Durkan/Media

Durkan Condemns City Council Plan That Would Cut $6.3 Million for Critical Services Like Food Banks and Child Care

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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Senators Murray, Cantwell Demand Equal Treatment for Same-Sex Couples

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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House Passes Historic Equality Act with 236-173 Bipartisan Majority Vote

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

More Than 200 Leading Businesses Have Joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act

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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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Naomi Klein Present Green New Deal Animated Short Film

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

Excerpts of Mayor Jenny Durkan’s Second State of the City Address

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

Nancy Pelosi Invites Transgender Troops to Trump’s State of the Union Address

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

Pelosi Appoints DelBene to Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi named Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) to the bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. ...
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