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Milan de Vries, MoveOn.org Civic Action

Dear Washington member,

A MoveOn member named UW Academic Workers For A Democratic University recently created a petition on our public petition website entitled “UW: Comply with Seattle’s Historic $15/hr Min Wage Ordinance”—and we’d like to know what you think of it. 353 more words

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Cheryl Stumbo, Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility

I wanted make sure you saw Jane’s email about Extreme Risk Protection Orders – because it’s a big deal.

Jane and her family have bravely fought for stronger gun laws after her niece Veronika was killed at UC Santa Barbara last year. 112 more words

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Washington State and the Reproductive Parity Act

                   I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like this. 185 more words
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THE Plastic Bag Ban STORY by City Council Member Mike O'Brien

first posted – Nov.2011

What’s the Problem?

Washingtonians use more than 2 billion  single-use plastic bags  each year, and Seattle alone uses approximately 292  million plastic  bags annually and only 13% are recycled.  508 more words


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Frost flower metagenome paper submitted

Posted on November 19, 2013 by Jeff

I just hit the “submit” button for our latest frost flower paper, which reviewer-be-willing will appear in an upcoming polar and alpine special issue of… 501 more words

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How to celebrate Washington State’s birthday | The List

Washington state turns 125 on Tuesday. Here are three ways to celebrate.

Washington 125 Commemoration

A free, public party Tuesday on the grounds of the Capitol in Olympia (pictured) will feature marching bands, mariachi and gospel music, tribal blessings, dancing (Massive Monkees!), exhibits and a re-creation of the telegram delivery that announced Washington’s statehood at 3:09 p.m. 152 more words

~ Culture & History