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Teachers Unions Defend Convicted Felons' Right To Pensions (Opinion)

The Oregonian

Oregon taxpayers would be shocked they were paying millions of dollars to convicted felons, including many whose offenses were directly or indirectly related to their responsibilities in the classroom

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Reject I-1501 And Urge Lawmakers To Address Identity Theft

The Seattle Times

WASHINGTON voters are being asked to consider Initiative 1501, a measure promising to protect seniors from identity theft.

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Our Voice: Vote no on I-1464, I-1501; yes on I-735

Tri-City Herald

Initiative 1501 is titled “Washington Increased Penalties for Crimes Against Vulnerable Individuals.” Don’t let the heading fool you.

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Why Are Unions Writing Themselves Out of Seattle Labor Laws?

Seattle Weekly

If I-124 passes this November, it will result in safer and saner working conditions for hotel workers, thanks in no small part to the $277,000 that the hotel-workers’ union, Unite Here Local 8, has co

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Sue Lani Madsen: Unions vs. Lincoln County – Who’s Afraid Of Open Meetings?

The Spokesman Review

The Teamsters visited the Lincoln County commissioners meeting Monday and their message was clear: They don’t want the public present at public union negotiations.

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Kirby & Carlson Sept.23—9 am Hour

KVI

Kirby & Carlson: will the new movie re-boot of "Magnificent Seven" live up to the original?, Lake Stevens WA native & actor Chris Pratt conducts a great raffle for the city's Bo

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WASHINGTON STATE LABOR COUNCIL TO PAY $26K OVER CAMPAIGN FINANCE VIOLATIONS

Office of the Attorney General

In an action brought by the Attorney General’s Office, the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) will pay the state $16,622 over the organization’s failure to timely and properly file lobbyist employe

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Union Gets Pay Back For Inslee Contribution

Daily Sun

“About 30,000 Washington state workers would receive pay raises of roughly 6 percent,” Wednesday’s Associated Press story explained, “under a tentative deal struck Tuesday between state officials and

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Finding A Fix For The Differences Between Washington School Districts

The Lens

As in other states, employers in Washington underscore their vital stake in K-12 and higher education.

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Kirby & Carlson Sept 2—9am hour

KVI

9am hour--Kirby & Carlson: Colin Kaepernick has a National Anthem protest supporter in Seahawk Jeremy Lane, there's a new legal ruling on gun rights for medical marijuana card holders, a Lati

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