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Spin Control archive for June 30, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

Hobby Lobby to fuel RPA debate next year?

OLYMPIA – Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows some companies to refuse birth control coverage for employees is likely to add fuel to both sides of the Washington legislative controversies over the Reproductive Parity Act. It probably won’t affect two other controversial cases that...

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WA population up 1.25 percent 

OLYMPIA -- Washington population grew faster than any time since 2008, reaching an estimated 6,968,200, the state's numbers crunchers reported today. The Office of Financial Management said the state gained 85,800 new residents between 2013 and 2014, with the majority of the increase coming from...

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