Sen. Patty Murray visited International Community Health Services (ICHS) on June 16, spoke with staff and doctors, and collected opinions and concerns from patients and the local community. “Sen. Murray’s advocacy comes at a time when the stakes couldn’t be higher,” said ICHS CEO Teresita Batayola. “Six-thousand ICHS patients benefit from expanded Medicaid and an additional […]
The 2016 Tomodachi Luncheon on March 24 honored former Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta and the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. In his speech, Mineta, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 20 years, recalled advocating for redress legislation in 1987, which was eventually passed by Congress. As Secretary of Transportation for the Bush administration, […]
By Sharon Tomiko Santos For Northwest Asian Weekly I’m extremely pleased that Congress has finally approved a rewrite of the badly broken No Child Left Behind law. While the federal government certainly has a role to play in K-12 education, the newly-adopted Every Student Succeeds Act recognizes that education policy should be largely driven at […]
On April 25 at Impact Hub in Seattle, Gov. Jay Inslee, Sen. Patty Murray, Health Benefit Exchange CEO Richard Onizuka, and Health Care Authority Director Dorothy Teeters thanked Health Benefit Exchange in-person assisters and board members for their outstanding work in helping individuals get health insurance through the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange.
Sen. Patty Murray hosted a roundtable discussion at International Community Health Service (ICHS) on Aug. 22 to discuss the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly The Wing Luke Museum celebrated the Lunar New Year by embarking on a new chapter in its own future. Visiting U.S.
On May 8, Congressmember Jim McDermott, with a coalition of eight members of Congress, sent a request to U.S. National Park Service (NPS) to designate the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing) as a historical site. In a letter signed by McDermott, Sen. Maria Cantwell, Sen. Patty Murray, and others, […]
By Assunta Ng Sen. Patty Murray was a mom in tennis shoes when she ran for the U.S. Senate in 1992. I was also a mom in tennis shoes when I launched the Seattle Chinese Post in 1982, except I tried to hide my shoes, thinking that men would think less of me if I […]
At the Women of Valor Awards, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, with special guests U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, honored individuals who have
A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue for Jimmy Locke, who passed away on Jan. 5 in Seattle. Locke was a veteran