Updated Wednesday at 5:54 a.m. with RSVP link: WASHINGTON — Second Lady Jill Biden and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will lead a summit in Seattle Thursday on working families, in advance of a national dialogue scheduled for next month on how employers and employees can thrive together. The panel discussion at Seattle’s Marion Oliver McCaw Hall will feature…More
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WASHINGTON — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will vote Thursday on Sally Jewell’s nomination as Interior secretary. The vote comes two weeks after the REI chief executive’s sometimes-pointed confirmation hearing before the committee’s 12 Democrats and 10 Republicans. Jewell’s ties to conservationist causes drew sharp questions from committee members who support more aggressive…More
Good morning. Happy Friday to you. Responding to Newtown: What do you think of this idea? State Sen. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup, wants to put panic alarms in school administrative offices in case of a threat. The alarms would be directly connected to police. State parks and the state budget: Last summer, Times reporter Javier Panzar revealed…More