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NYT-bestselling author, Jay Sekulow, joins Gov. Nikki Haley at Annual Dinner in Bellevue!

New York Times-bestselling author and Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, Jay Sekulow, will be joining South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley at WPC's 2015 Annual Dinner in Bellevue. Find more information and purchase tickets/tables by clicking on the link below.

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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:
Friday, July 31, 2015
This week, Washington Policy Center released its latest Key Facts analysis of Ben Franklin Transit (BFT). BFT is the transit agency that serves the Tri-Cities (Richland-Kennewick-Pasco) region. Our in-depth analysis shows total ridership has dropped 25% over the past five years. And the ridership drop is across all modes.