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May 27, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Jill Biden, Sally Jewell to lead Seattle summit on working families

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…

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Comments | More in Federal government | Topics: Jill Biden, Sally Jewell, White House

March 19, 2013 at 12:17 PM

Senate panel to vote Thursday on Interior nominee Sally Jewell

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…

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Comments | More in U.S. Senate | Topics: Sally Jewell, Secretary of Inteior

February 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Friday politics: panic alarms in schools; Jewell in line of succession; women in combat

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…

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Comments | More in homepage, Politics Northwest, State budget, State Legislature | Topics: Gov. Chris Christie, Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell