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Announcing WPC's 2015 Annual Dinner speaker in Bellevue

We are thrilled to announce that South Carolina Governor Nikki Randhawa Haley will be keynoting the 2015 Annual Dinner in Bellevue. This is an event you will not want to miss. Our popular gala dinner event sells out early, so get your tickets or table today. Find more information and purchase tickets/tables by clicking on the link below.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Reporter Gwen Davis at the Madison Park Times has been talking to parents about the new charter schools opening in this fall. She provides this informative report, “Charter schools about choice in education, parents say,” on what she found out.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Yesterday Starbucks announced an increase in drink prices that will go into effect in its stores around the country.  Most notable though, was the company’s decision to increase prices even higher in the Puget Sound region.   Customers in the greater Seattle area (which includes King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties) will pay an average of about 3.5% more, while customers in other areas will pay just 1% more.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Several weeks ago we wrote that Association Health Plans (AHPs) were under attack in Washington state.