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Six Tribes in Washington State Will Receive Grants Totaling $2,794,440

Photo: The Puyallup Tribe of Indians
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The six Native American tribes receiving awards are the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Puyallup Tribal Council, Skokomish Indian Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe, and the Suquamish Tribe. ...
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Inslee Creates Female Subcabinet to Boost Business Diversity

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Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday convened a new subcabinet focused on increasing access for small and minority-women-and veteran-owned businesses. ...
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Orgs Launch End AIDS Walks Across Washington State

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Three Washington state HIV/AIDS service organizations have joined forces to realign their largest awareness and fundraising events. ...
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Gender Wage Gap Wider in Washington Than Most States

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Women in Washington earn less than 78 cents per dollar a man earns. At the current rate of progress, it would take until at least 2071 to reach pay parity. ...
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Justice Mary Yu: Crossing Boundaries to the Supreme Court

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Justice Mary Yu filled the seat of retiring Supreme Court Justice Jim Johnson and in November ran unopposed for the remaining two years of the position. ...
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Inslee Pushes for Health Care Cost Transparency in Washington State

HB 1437/SB 5084 creates an all-payer claims database that provides public access to cost and quality information about health care providers and services.
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HB 1437/SB 5084 creates an all-payer claims database that provides public access to cost and quality information about health care providers and services. ...
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Anne Levinson on Appointment to Public Disclosure Commission

Anne Levinson at Governor Jay Inslee's historic signing of marriage equality into law.
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Anne Levinson, a former municipal court judge and deputy mayor of Seattle, identifies as lesbian and was one of Washington's first out public officials. ...
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Washington Voters Pass Firearm Background Check Initiative

I-594 Passes by Public Vote in Washington State
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The passage of I-594 ensures that Washington will become the first state to mandate background checks for guns via public vote. ...
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Washington State Mock Election Prepares for 10th Year

Washington State Mock Election
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The first Mock Election was held in 2004, with 1,552 students participating. About 20,000 students are expected to vote in this year’s Mock Election. ...
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Murray Calls for Continued Focus on Empowering Women Leaders

Murray meets with women in Renton, Washington
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U.S. Senator Patty Murray emphasized the differences women can make by running for office and leading in their communities. ...
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