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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: July 27th, 2017

Trumpcuts defeated again as John McCain casts decisive vote against “skinny repeal”

Excerpt: Millions of Americans have once again won a reprieve from losing their healthcare coverage after the narrow failure of Mitch McConnell’s latest scheme to eviscerate the Patient Protection Act in the United States Senate. By a vote of fifty-one to forty-nine, the Senate rejected McConnell’s Amendment No. 667, the latest iteration of Trumpcuts. Amendment No. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Healthcare
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U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee protects transit investments in Washington

Excerpt: Billions of dollars in sorely needed funding for mass transit and infrastructure projects in Washington State will be included in the Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill now moving to the full United States Senate, Patty Murray’s office announced today. “Today, a bipartisan group of senators came together to reject [Donald] […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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