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11 hrs ago | Seattle Gay News

U.S. Senator Patty Murray discusses anti-bullying bill with UW students

Murray, working with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin, introduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act on March 27. The bill would require all colleges and universities that receive federal funding in any form - in short, almost all institutions of higher education in the United States - to develop anti-bullying policies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Washington, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, University of Houston, Arizona State University

14 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Wellness visits to struggling parents face budget cuts

In October 2008, the Kent mother gave birth to a son by emergency C-section. The boy required heart surgery at age 6 months and today breathes with the aid of a machine.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Motherhood, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law

22 hrs ago | Reason Foundation

Finding a Sustainable Highway Funding Source Part I

The U.S. highway trust fund is scheduled to "run dry" by August. Washington policymakers are doing their best to attract media attention in hopes that it will inspire Congress to find money from somewhere.

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

Yesterday | Tri-cityherald.com

Murray, Hastings call for action on Columbia River Treaty

U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, leads a Congressional field hearing about the Columbia River Treaty at Pasco City Hall in this Dec. 9 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Pasco, WA, Peter DeFazio, Democrat, US Senate

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Blade

Russian professor pressured to resign after U.S. trip

Oleg Kluenkov and Lyudmila Romodina of the Russian LGBT advocacy group Rakurs in D.C. on Nov. 8, 2013.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, US Politics, Democrat, Activism, Portland, ME

The Washington Post

What would a Mitch McConnell-led Senate look like?

It's no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell don't like one another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Sports

Courier News

Provide caregivers with the help they need

There are many programs within the VA Healthcare System to help our veterans with basic health care needs or more serious health problems.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tax Foundation

Why Many People are Wrong about Executive Pay and the Corporate Tax Code

We recently outlined a bill introduced by Senator Patty Murray , which would expand the EITC and pay for it in part by further limiting the deduction for executive compensation.

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

KUOW-FM Seattle

Tacoma Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

Ecstatic students swarmed Nathan Gibbs-Bowling seconds after he heard Senator Patty Murray announce that he is the 2013-14 Milken Educator Award winner for the state of Washington.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Journal of the San Juans

Tug-of-war over Navy jet noise aired in D.C.

As the Navy moves toward preparing an environmental impact statement to justify its continued training and testing of a growing fleet of jet aircraft at two airfields on Whidbey Island, San Juan and Lopez islanders living within easy earshot of NAS Whidbey are raising their voices to express concerns about their quality of life .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Lopez, PA, us Travel, Travel, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KNDU

President signs bill protecting Wash. landmark

Members of Washington's congressional delegation say President Obama has signed legislation protecting the popular Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, Rick Larsen, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Pasadena Star-News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, Transportation, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Tri-cityherald.com

Murray visits Walla Walla VA facility

The Walla Walla VA Medical Center went from being scheduled for closure to opening a $71.4 million outpatient clinic in less than a decade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Sen. Patty Murray Cuts Ribbon at Walla Walla VA Outpatient Clinic

Since being scheduled for closure in 2004, Senator Patty Murray, veterans and other community leaders have been working to save the Walla Walla VA Outpatient Clinic.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Kennewick, WA

Reuters

U.S. highway construction fund could run dry by late August -DOT

The main source of federal funds for U.S. highway construction and repair will run dry by the end of August unless Congress acts to replenish it or bolster its fuel-tax funding mechanism, the Department of Transportation said on Tuesday.

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

The News Tribune

Lincoln High teacher Nathan Gibbs-Bowling named one of America's top teachers

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray delivered the surprise announcement in front of an all-school assembly Tuesday morning at Lincoln High School: Nathan Gibbs-Bowling was named one of the nation's top teachers, receiving a $25,000 Milken Educator Award.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tacoma, WA

The News Tribune

Military caregivers getting assistance as awareness of their struggle grows

Facing homelessness, Pam Busenius gave her Iraq War veteran husband an ultimatum: Call the Department of Veterans Affairs and get help for post-traumatic stress disorder, or Pam would take their two kids and leave him.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Suquamish, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Tri-Cities Airport gets $6 million federal grant

The Federal Aviation Administration grant will help the port pay for a $43.7 million project to double the size of the Tri-Cities Airport terminal.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Forbes.com

Congress Fiddles While Bridges Crumble

It isn't news that congressional Democrats and Republicans have agreed to spend the time between now and the November elections messaging, rather than legislating.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Public Radio

Outdated Tax Code Gives Some Working Spouses A Bad Deal

Women today are nearly half the workforce, and two-income couples are the norm. But the U.S. tax code? It's straight out of Ozzie and Harriet .

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

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