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2015 Eastern Washington Annual Dinner lineup announced

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 Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, former WSJ editorial board member and FOX News commentator Steve Moore. We will also be honoring former Congressman Doc Hastings with the 2015 Champion of Freedom Award in Spokane.

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Friday, September 4, 2015
WPC's statement on today's state Supreme Court ruling on charter schools:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
As voters in Tacoma and Spokane prepare to decide whether to increase their cities’ minimum wage, $15 Now has set the rural city of Yakima in its sights. The union-backed movement plans a rally today in Yakima to launch their campaign to force employers in that city to pay all workers a $15 minimum wage.  The group, Working Washington, has called for Yakima's agricultural, fast food and other entry-level-wage workers to join them in demanding the same $15 wage as workers in Seatac and Spokane.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Last month, the federal General Accounting Office (GAO) released its latest Medicaid report, which is detailed and relies on past reports for background.