May 21, 2024 11:22 pm

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Senator claims L&I doesn’t have emergency authority to fine businesses

Senator Doug Ericksen

A new effort by the Inslee Administration to prosecute businesses that reopen without state permission is an unconscionable power grab not authorized by state law, says Senator Doug Ericksen (R-42). Ericksen is calling for the immediate repeal of an “emergency rule” adopted last week by the state Department of Labor and Industries. The rule allows […]

Here are some tips to Adopt a Cat?

Petcurean Pet Foods

By Petcurean, While many of us have been staying home to contribute to public health and safety, some have also opened their homes to new pets. According to the Humane Society of the United States, the rates of fostering in particular have increased by 90 percent in some cities. In Canada, adoption numbers have […]

Applicants sought for affordable housing projects

Snohomish County press release

Applications for an estimated $1.5 million in federal funds and local funds to develop affordable rental housing and shelter projects will be accepted through July 27, 2020. By Snohomish County Government | Press Release EVERETT, Wash., June 4, 2020 – Snohomish County is encouraging nonprofit organizations, for-profit developers, and government agencies to submit applications to […]

WA ESD unemployment check fraud case expands to nearly $1 billion


Editor’s note: This story was originally published by Lacamas Magazine. It is published here with permission from and full attribution to Lacamas Magazine ( and Editor Ernie Geigenmiller. BREAKING NEWS — According to Senator Ann Rivers (18th Legislative District), whose office was briefed June 3 by the Employment Security Department (ESD), the unemployment check fraud […]

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