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Yakima Central Plaza Committee Reaches Funding Goal
Yakima will have a plaza downtown in the near future. That's because The Yakima Central Plaza committee has announced that it has reached $9 million in private funding contracts for the construction of the Yakima Central Plaza, with additional pledges and contracts still coming into the city...
King County Voters to Decide Arts Sales Tax in August
SEATTLE (AP) — King County voters will decide in August whether to raise the county sales tax to pay for arts, culture and science programs.
The Metropolitan King County Council, voting 7 to 2 Monday, approved placing the "Access for All" measure on the August primary ballot..…
Spicer Calls Judge’s Decision ‘Egregious’
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The White House is blasting a federal judge's decision Tuesday blocking President Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials. But they say they're confident they'll…
Conaway on Farm Bill; Egg Carton Labels
**House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway of Texas says he expects fewer new programs in the 2018 farm bill than there were in 2014. Money is the big consideration. At the Ag Outlook conference last week in Washington, D.C., he said that the introduction of new programs for the 2018 farm bill will n…
Census Bureau Nixes 2017 Test on Standing Rock Reservation
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau has canceled a planned field operations test next year on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas due to funding concerns.
Standing Rock was one of two reservations in the country that were to be included in tests leading up to the 2020…
Yakima County Gang Court Running Short on Funds
Yakima County Gang Court, while making an impact on the community is running short of funding. And that is hampering the programs’ ability to turn more lives around says County Court Consultant Harold Dehlia. He says currently 6 people are being helped by the year long program that i…