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2015 Eastern Washington Annual Dinner to be held September 24th at the new Davenport Grand Hotel!

We are thrilled to announce that our 2015 Eastern Washington Annual Dinner will be held at the new Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane on September 24th! Joining us will be former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton and a second speaker will be announced soon. We will also be honoring former Congressman Doc Hastings with the 2015 Champion of Freedom Award in Spokane.

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Monday, August 3, 2015
Washington Policy Center (WPC) is a strong defender of the people's right of initiative as well as their power to enact fiscal restraints on lawmakers to help promote sustainable budgeting. This is why we are happy to sign on to the amicus brief in the case of Kerr v. Hickenlooper currently before the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals for reconsideration at the direction of the U.S. Supreme Court. 
Friday, July 31, 2015
In the midst of organized labor’s demands for a $15 minimum wage for all workers comes the revelation that they do not pay this so-called “living” wage to their employees. The Washington Times reports that as big labor bosses are boasting of their $15 minimum wage successes at the AFL-CIO’s annual summer meeting, at least one usher working the event told the reporter she did not earn $15 per hour.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Today the state Attorney General filed the state’s answer to Superintendent Randy Dorn’s brief to the state Supreme Court in the McCleary case, adding to the post-legislative-session reports to the Court about school funding. The AG sharply criticizes the Superintendent’s plan to shut down government, pointing out Dorn’s plan would cause children to go hungry:

WPC in the News

Snohomish Times,
08/01/2015
Spokane Talks Online,
07/31/2015