| Mar 2, 2010
| 10:26 PM
A local family has become the part of the national health care debate. Sen. Patty Murray is using the Owens family from Seattle to illustrate why the country needs health care reform. Marcelas Owens and his sisters lost their mom in 2007.
| Mar 10, 2010
| 9:04 PM
A local boy who became part of the national health care debate is visiting Washington D.C. and the offices of lawmakers.
Senator Patty Murray told lawmakers the story of Marcelas Owens who lost his mother, Tiffany, in 2007. Tiffany had lost her job and...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 10:28 PM
Now, that health care reform has passed the house and awaits the Presidential Signature a political shakeup could be coming at the polls.
The health care bill isn't even law yet and Washington's Attorney General is already going after it.
| Mar 24, 2010
She calls herself "Liberty Belle". She's a conservative blogger, and founder of the Seattle "Tea Party" movement.
I took Liberty Belle out for a cup of... Hot Chocolate.
Her real name is Keli Carender... and she's an unlikely political pot stirrer. She'...
| Mar 25, 2010
The state should not take legal action against former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi over allegations he improperly lined up campaign donations, state campaign watchdogs said Thursday.
On a 3-1 vote, the state Public Disclosure...
| Dec 19, 2009
The newest addition to the Sound Transit Link light rail opened early Saturday morning. Passengers are now able to make the 36 minute trip from downtown Seattle to the SeaTac Airport Station for $2.50.
The original 14 mile rail, stretching from...
| Apr 20, 2010
A European defense contractor said Tuesday that it will make its own bid for the U.S. Air Force's long-delayed $35 billion contract to build a fleet of new refueling jets after its U.S. partner dropped out.
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space...
| Apr 21, 2010
The U.S. Senate has just taken on a task that's tougher than it sounds: helping our returning veterans find jobs. Statewide, our unemployment rate is stuck at 9.5%. But believe it or not, that rate is twice as as bad for young vets coming home from Iraq...
| Apr 25, 2010
| 4:22 PM
An emotional goodbye Sunday to the seven victims of the Tesoro Refinery explosion. Hundreds of their friends and family filed into Anacortes High School for a memorial.
The United Steel Workers Local 12-591 organized the event, which included guests,...
| May 11, 2010
| 11:00 AM
Senator Patty Murray and Congressman Rick Larsen are battling for Boeing on Capitol Hill Tuesday. They want the Pentagon to know that Airbus will use illegal subsidies from the European Union to make its refueling tanker.
They say that's another reason...
| May 13, 2010
The federal government will spend $44 million to repair the Howard Hanson Dam south of Seattle. Washington Senator Patty Murray announced Thursday that she was able to include the dam repairs in a supplemental appropriations bill.
The dam overlooks the...
| May 13, 2010
Good news for you if you live, work or drive through the Kent Valley.
Today Senator Patty Murray secured $44 million in emergency funding from the Senate Appropriations Committee to help prevent flooding on the Green River.
If it passes the full Senate,...