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- Weekend buzzkill: gas tax and licensing fee increases take effect this Friday June 29, 2016This holiday weekend, commemorate your independence by paying more in taxes. On Friday, July 1st, your gas tax and car licensing fees are going up.
- Washington’s Mass Timber Opportunity May 26, 2016
- Regional Councils Prepare Workforce Plans for 2016-2020 May 25, 2016
- Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Syria, Libya & Uganda February 23, 20161) The U.S. and Russia have come to a decision on a ceasefire for Syria, which will include all warring parties except the two largest terrorist blocks, Al-Nursa and ISIS. Previous agreements to stop violence and provide aid have failed to stay in place. Sec. of State John Kerry said if the current deal fails […]
- Today’s (Late) Top 3 International Stories: Bahrain, Libya & Russia February 18, 20161) On Sunday, four American members of the press were arrested in Bahrain, while covering protests marking the anniversary of Bahrain’s 2011 Arab Spring uprising. Family members now report that on Tuesday, Bahrain released Anna Day and her camera crew after being interrogated. They have left Bahrain. The government claims the four participated in an […]
- Today Top 3+ International Stories: Egypt, Mexico, France Plus Syria February 12, 20161) In Egypt, thousands of doctors in Cairo turned out to protest after reports circulated that two doctors at a hospital in the capital had been beaten by police. It is not clear why the doctors were targeted, but it could be because they treated or sympathized with dissenters in opposition to former military leader […]
- State Dept Contradicts Intel Chief on Whether N. Korea Denuclearizing Is a ‘Lost Cause’ October 25, 2016The post State Dept Contradicts Intel Chief on Whether N. Korea Denuclearizing Is a ‘Lost Cause’ appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Philippines’ Duterte Tells U.S. to ‘Forget’ About Defense Deal ‘if I Stay Longer’ Before Japan Visit October 25, 2016Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out anew at the United States on Tuesday and said it could forget a bilateral defense deal if he stayed in power long enough, in the latest jarring statement from Manila about the future of the alliance. The post Philippines’ Duterte Tells U.S. to ‘Forget’ About Defense Deal ‘if I […]
- Obama Admin Targets Soldiers’ Bonuses, Lets Bad VA Employees Keep Theirs October 25, 2016The federal government is trying to recoup enlistment bonuses given erroneously to thousands of California soldiers despite routinely allowing poor-performing VA employees to keep their bonus checks. The post Obama Admin Targets Soldiers’ Bonuses, Lets Bad VA Employees Keep Theirs appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Run for Your Lives! It’s Megalopolis! October 25, 2016When I was about 12 or 13 years old–this would have been about 1964 or 1965–my elementary school principal gathered the upper classes into the auditorium and gave a lecture about megalopolis, the huge expanse of urbanized land stretching from Boston to Washington. I don’t know why he did that–as far as I can recall, […]
- The New Urban Agenda October 24, 2016Last week, the United Nations conference on housing and sustainable development, Habitat III, adopted the New Urban Agenda. Is this a new version of Agenda 21 aimed at controlling how we live and use our land? Yes and no. Yes, it is an update to Agenda 21. No, it won’t control how we live any […]
- Seattle Millennials Should Move to Houston October 21, 2016The Seattle Post-Intelligencer says it has found the