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New Washington Mental Health Budget 'Doesn't Look Promising'

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s latest budget plan falls far short of what’s needed to fix the state’s floundering mental health system, advocates said Friday. 612 more words


The Career Connected Learning Revolution

When I met Governor Jay Inslee last month with the seventh graders from St. John School, the Governor told us that “education is the investment that will have the single biggest impact on our future.” It therefore wasn’t a surprise when I heard the Governor say yesterday that Washington is “a great state to launch a revolution in career connected learning.” He went on to outline his intention to lead the country in this effort, creating the best career connected learning (CCL) curriculum in the US. 575 more words


What Would You Do If You Were President?

As 52 seventh graders from St. John Catholic School lined the perimeter of his conference room in the Washington State Capitol, Governor Jay Inslee was peppered with questions. 617 more words


Washington State To License Outdoor Preschools

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state will set up a pilot program to license outdoor preschool and child care programs under a bill signed into law by Gov. 110 more words


Inslee Slams Congress' Vote On Health Care

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee slammed Congress’ vote to repeal and replace the national health care plan enacted under former President Barack Obama. 125 more words


Washington, Oregon Governors Vow To Fight Trump

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state and Oregon will fight attempts by President Donald Trump to weaken environmental protection laws, the Democratic governors of the two states say. 279 more words


Washington politicians must resist the lure of national spotlight and focus on state’s woes

Local elected officials are taking turns bashing the President Donald Trump piñata, but they have their own messes to clean up.

Washington politicians must resist the lure of national spotlight and focus on state’s woes… 510 more words