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Official language policy needed to unite Washington residents | GUEST OP

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

When it comes to cultivating a welcoming environment for immigrants, policymakers in Washington are lacking.

 

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Change is coming for state's health insurance exchange | GUEST OP

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 5:00PM

It has been nearly three years since Washington began to build its state-based insurance exchange and profoundly expanded Medicaid.

Strong state employment, but warning lights are flashing | Brunell

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate. In July, an average 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for work, while Washington State's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent.

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Bathtubs, smokestacks and a five-star resort: lessons from Kohler, Wisconsin

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 7:00PM

Today, there is a tendency to look with distain at manufacturing facilities, especially those located on working waterfronts.

Inslee water quality plan too little, too late | Being Frank

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 6:00PM

More delay is about the only thing that any of us who live here in Washington can count on when it comes to a badly needed update of state water quality standards to protect our health.

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