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Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs


Sep 07, 2014
Washington public schools play a vital role by providing free and reduced-price meals to all students in need. The application…





Morton's bill to protect members of a homeowners' association passes Senate

By NCBI
Mar 17, 2011
The Senate has approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Bob Morton, R-Kettle Falls, which gives additional protections to…

Gov signs bill to end Canadian sales tax exemption

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed a bill to end a sales tax exemption for Canadian shoppers visiting Washington. The bill…

WA unemployment rate dips to 9.1 percent in Feb.

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
State officials say Washington added a net gain of 800 nonagricultural jobs in February and the unemployment rate dipped…

WA bill recognizes out-of-state same-sex marriages

By Associated Press
Mar 05, 2011
State House lawmakers voted 58-39 Friday night to approve a bill to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state as…

Hunters have until March 31 to apply for multiple-season permits

By NCBI
Feb 25, 2011
Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their name in a drawing for a 2011 multiple-season permit, which can…