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Tired of losing cellular service when you descend into an underground Link light rail station? Then rejoice, for Sound Transit has announced that customers on all four of America’s major wireless providers (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile) will soon be able to get a sign… (read more)
If you want to write stories that might anger a billionaire, you need to work for another billionaire yourself, or for a billion-dollar corporation. The law will not protect you. There is no freedom in this world but power and money.
Tim Eyman’s associates Roy Ruffino and Eddie Agazarm, who Eyman depends on to run his signature drives, have been ordered to pay over $10,000 in court costs and attorneys’ fees to the State of Washington by Thurston County Superior Court Judge… (read more)
Today, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office announced it has filed motions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Court asking that Tim Eyman and his associates be found in contempt for failing to fully cooperate with its inves… (read more)
Shortly after the close of business today, word came down from Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office that backers of Initiative 1515 had canceled their Friday appointment to turn in petitions, owing to having failed to collect the minimum number of… (read more)
RELEASE: On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day,.... (Center for American Progress) — Washington, D.C. — Today, equal pay advocates will observe Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which represents the day in which the earnings of African ....
African American Women in the U.S. Economy (Center for American Progress) — African American women are increasingly vital to the health of the U.S. economy and the economic security of their families, yet they experience signifi....
RELEASE: U.S. Juvenile and Criminal Just.... (Center for American Progress) — New report finds that LGBTQ youth are disproportionately likely to face arrest, prosecution, and mistreatment in court and detention. Washington, D.C. ....
Each Of You Is A Multitude (The Evolution Institute) — Our picture of life is going through a major shift. Ed Yong's book I Contain Multitudes reveals that the grand game of genes and genomes isn't played qu....
Why Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Matters (Center for American Progress) — Wage equality is a key issue for Millennials. But for young black women, it is not only a concern, it is a determining factor in their quality of life.
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