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Snohomish County breaks ground on SR-530 Broadband Project

SR-530 Broadband

ARLINGTON—Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers, joined by Snohomish County Councilman Nate Nehring, Chief Marketing Officer for Ziply Fiber Mike Doherty, and Executive Director for Sno-Isle Libraries Lois Langer Thompson broke ground on the SR-530 Broadband Project Wednesday, June 26, which will provide more than 4,000 homes, businesses, and community institutions with vital broadband access. “Broadband […]

WA Congressional delegation pen letter to Boeing not to compromise safety as its firefighters strike

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) recently led a group of Democratic Washington lawmakers urging Boeing and union firefighters represented by International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local I-66 to continue to negotiate in good faith toward an agreement that provides Boeing firefighters with fair pay and benefits. Larsen was joined by Reps. Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Pramila […]

Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line now open for business, on time and under budget

Orange Line

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit launched its new Swift Orange line with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Lynnwood Transit Center on Saturday, March 30. The Swift Orange Line is an 11-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) expansion that connects Edmonds College in Lynnwood to McCollum Park & Ride in Mill Creek with stops at Lynnwood Transit Center, Alderwood Mall, […]

Make Crime Illegal Again: The political battle to “Flip the 8th”

flip the 8th

KING COUNTY, Wash., August 7, 2022—After a dismal performance by Republican candidates across the Evergreen State, one Republican hopeful emerges, Matt Larkin – a businessowner, experienced attorney and former criminal prosecutor – to “Flip the 8th.” For the 8th Congressional District race, Representative Kim Schrier (WA-08) is at risk of losing her seat to political […]

Larsen, Fitzpatrick introduce bipartisan legislation to protect endangered marine mammals

marine mammals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect marine mammals nationwide, including Southern Resident Killer Whales (orcas). The Protecting Our Marine Mammals (POMM) Act expands federal protections for marine mammals to […]

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