Making News


The governor must clean house at the Department of Licensing

by Diane Narasaki and Nina Martinez Special to The Seattle Times Originally published May 3, 2018 at 2:30 pm Updated May 3, 2018 at 2:35 pm

The governor must send a strong signal that Washington respects the human rights of immigrants and refugees. The only way to rebuild public trust is to remove DOL Director Pat Kohler.

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Hundreds gather at 'Families Belong Together' rally in Seattle

by Suzanne Phan, KOMO News, June 17, 2018 KOMO NEWS


Governor-Appointed Group To Tackle Farm Labor Issues In Washington State

By Ashley Gross, KNKX radio, June 3, 2014

After a tumultuous year in which berry pickers at a Skagit County farm went on repeated strikes, a new group appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee is set to start tackling farm labor issues.

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State group meets to debate farm labor issues in Ellensburg

By Mike Johnston senior writer, Daily Record, July 10, 2014

Nina Martinez, a member of the group and part of the advocacy group Latino Civic Alliance, has indicated in past statements she wants to address whether there is, in fact, a farm worker shortage, despite information from the Employment Security Department.

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