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January 31, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Big ‘whoops’ from Mayor Murray’s office

Shortly after the state Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve the state version of the Dream Act, which would allow financial aid for students illegally brought to the United States as children, the office of Mayor Ed Murray put out a press release praising its passage. But press spokeswoman Rosalind Brazel, on the job for less than…

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January 30, 2014 at 1:43 PM

State Senate leaders reverse course, agree to version of ‘Dream Act’

OLYMPIA — State Senate Republican leaders have agreed to authorize college financial aid for students illegally brought to the United States as children, a surprising shift that is expected to pave the way for passage of the major Democratic priority. The Senate GOP will announce the decision at a 3:30 p.m. news conference, according to a…

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