Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017

Honoring – Remembering Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017 To our brave men and women who gave everything they had for us… Memorial Day is a day when we pause to give thanks to the people who fought for our liberties… May we never take their sacrifice for granted. Keep the lamp burning in …

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Reps. Buys and Van Werven issue joint statement in response to Gov. Inslee’s veto of Blaine I-5 project

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a section of the transportation budget that would have provided funding for a new I-5/Exit 274 interchange project in Blaine. “We are extremely disappointed the governor chose to veto a project that would have significantly improved …

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Enhanced Driver’s License Bill 5008

Starting January 22, 2018, the TSA are going to turn away any Washington State Standard Driver’s License holder wishing to board an airplane whether it’s stamped, “Not to be used for Federal Purposes” or not.  The new Standard Driver’s Licenses will be stamped with that statement after the 23 July implementation date. Current Standard Driver’s …

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Whatcom County Residents in the Illiberal Crosshairs

The Whatcom Business Alliance (WBA) Cherry Point Coalition, Common Threads NW, the Associated General Contractors of Washington, Whatcom Family Farmers and hundreds of supporters concerned about Whatcom County’s economic future held a Wake Up Whatcom County rally on Tuesday, May 16th. The rally supports family wage jobs, economic opportunity and collaborative public policy in Whatcom …

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Whatcom County Association of REALTORS to Host Private Property Rights Week

Whatcom County Association of REALTORS will be hosting Private Property Rights Week Monday May 8, 2017 – Thursday May 11, 2017 The seminar topics include: Monday, May 8 – Intro to Water Law and the Hirst Decision Speaker: Robert Carmichael, Carmichael and Clark Law Office Tuesday, May 9 – Balancing Property Development with Environmental Protection …

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Washington State Senator Emeritus Don Benton Tapped to Serve as Director of Selective Service

Former Washington State senator has just been appointed by President Donald J. Trump to be the next Director of the U.S. Selective Service System. Director Benton will report directly to the President of the United States. Senator Benton’s reaction: “I am deeply honored and humbled to be chosen. I look forward to serving the President …

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