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WSDOT performance on I-405 tolls worsens WSDOT performance on I-405 tolls worsens
Express toll lanes on I-405 in Eastside King County continue to draw the ire of commuters as a report released today by INRIX showed slower speeds, longer periods of peak congestion, and less traffic predictability in the general purpose lanes. This follows the announcement Monday that WSDOT had taken in...
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A Bipartisan Proposal to Fix Western State Hospital
A Bipartisan Proposal to Fix Western State Hospital
A Bipartisan Reform Proposal to Fix Western State Hospital Four steps to improve care, safety and outcomes During the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers from both parties made mental health a priority in the state budget. Significant new investments in both treatment and expanding community capacity were made. Total funds were...
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Support for paraeducators clears education committee
The Washington State Senate convenes for floor session March 9, 2015, the 57th day of the legislative session.
Support for paraeducators clears education committee
As lawmakers work to strengthen Washington’s K-12 education system, the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee today approved Sen. Andy Hill’s legislation creating a career path for paraeducators. The classroom support staff, who provide more than half of special education instruction, work under teacher supervision to instruct students, manage...
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Jason Wu serves as Senate page Jason Wu serves as Senate page
Jason Wu, a ninth grader at Northshore junior high, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Wu was one of 19 students who served as Senate pages for the third week of the 2016 legislative session. He was sponsored by...
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