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Community Transit considers making Lynnwood Zip permanent, North County on the horizon

Lynnwood Zip

EVERETT, Wash., August 3, 2023—Things are looking good for Community Transit’s Zip ride share project in Lynnwood, just a few months shy of its year-long pilot timeframe ending. As the decision to implement the pilot project as regular service approaches on October 5, Jennifer Hass, Senior Manager of Innovation for the transportation agency presented to […]

Buttigieg tours Washington highlighting Biden’s Investing in America agenda

Buttigieg washington

MUKILTEO, Wash., July 8, 2023—U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Washington state this week to highlight how President Joe Biden’s Investing in America agenda and “Bidenomics” strategy are working to bolster the clean energy economy and tackle the climate crisis. “Washington state has done very well in these last few rounds of grants,” […]

WA to receive $1.2 Billion for Broadband Infrastructure thanks to Cantwell and Murray

Broadband Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2023—Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the State of Washington will receive $1,227,742,066 from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to help expand broadband access to areas that […]

National Park Service awards Japanese American Confinement Sites grants

Japanese American Confinement Sites

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2023—U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D, W-06) on June 2 announced that four Japanese American Confinement Sites grants have been awarded to organizations in the State of Washington, including one that will fund completion of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion […]

New funding will improve childcare, Murray says

childcare murray

OLYMPIA, Wash., January 19, 2023—U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-Washington) was in Olympia January 18 to promote passage of a $1.85 billion increase in federal funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant which will help improve childcare programs across the nation.  “It will help our struggling providers to keep the lights on and it […]

BREAKING: Tiffany Smiley Concedes to Senator Patty Murray

smiley concedes

Bellevue, WA – Veterans advocate and U.S. Senate candidate Tiffany Smiley (R-WA) issued the following statement regarding her concession to Senator Patty Murray: “This evening I reached out to Senator Murray and her campaign to congratulate her on her victory after a hard-fought race. I cannot thank my family, my team and the wonderful people of […]

2022 Midterm Election results mixed across the country

2022 midterm election

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., November 9, 2022 – With 68 percent of Americans saying the country is in the wrong direction according to aggregate RealClearPolitics polling, a 38 percent job approval rating for President Joe Biden, a 40-year record inflation, rising crime and increasing geopolitical tensions, initial midterm election results show little change in the balance of […]

New MIG poll has Smiley ahead of Murray leading into Election Day

smiley murray

SEATTLE, Wash., November 7, 2022—First reported by Politico today, a Moore Information Group poll of 500 live phone and online interviews conducted between November 3rd and 5th has U.S. Senate candidate Tiffany Smiley (R-WA) ahead of 30-year Democratic incumbent Patty Murray (D-WA) by a narrow margin leading into Election Day. With a four-percentage point margin of error, Smiley […]

Hundreds attend Tiffany Smiley’s New Mom in Town bus tour in Snohomish County

Tiffany Smiley bus tour

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, November 6, 2022—Veterans advocate and U.S. Senate candidate Tiffany Smiley (R-WA) was greeted by hundreds of residents in three Snohomish County cities—Everett, Marysville, and Monroe—as part of her statewide New Mom in Town bus tour. Hundreds also attended her La Conner, Oak Harbor, and Wenatchee events in the area. On Friday, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined Smiley […]

Patty Murray to hold canvassing events Sunday and Monday

Patty Murray events

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has scheduled two canvassing events in the Snohomish County area. Meeting locations and times are below: Everett/Mill Creek Canvassing Event – Sunday, November 6, 2022 Bothell Canvassing Event – Monday, November 7, 2022

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