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New Day Northwest: Contest spotlights local, women-owned businesses

New Day Northwest: Contest spotlights local, women-owned businesses

The following segment with Sen. Patty Kuderer appeared on KING 5's New Day Northwest on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Sen. Patty Kuderer and Chaitra Vedulapalli from Ignite Washington talk about the importance of women-owned businesses and the role they play in our state's economy. They also discuss the upcoming InnovateHER challenge for women business owners. https://king5.com/embeds/video/281-2595050/iframe?jwsource=cl

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Seattle Times: Bills in Olympia aim to remove lead from school water supplies

Seattle Times: Bills in Olympia aim to remove lead from school water supplies

OLYMPIA — State lawmakers are looking at ways to remove lead from public water lines that connect to schools, day-care centers and other facilities. Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, has sponsored House Bill 1805, which is scheduled for a public hearing 8 a.m. Thursday in the House Environment Committee. Farrell’s proposal would require public water systems by 2020 to replace water lines that are not lead-free and that hook up to buildings providing public K-12 and charter schools, preschools, early child-care programs and family day-care providers. The bill sets a more ambitious long-term goal: By 2030, public water systems would have ...

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