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Tag Archives: Presidential Visits

President Biden pitches plan to lower the cost of essential drugs at appearance in Auburn

Excerpt: The 46th President spoke not for the ages, but of years as a widowed parent of two little boys who could not afford childcare even as a U.S. Senator, as an aneurysm patient cared for by nurses.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Events, Healthcare
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A look at President Biden’s Earth Day itinerary

Excerpt: It's not often that the President of the United States is here in our region for an occasion like Earth Day, but it's certainly fitting that he is. Here's an annotated look at his plans for the day, as announced by the White House press office.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Holidays
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Joe Biden touches down at SeaTac, beginning state’s first presidential visit in six years

Excerpt: The President's itinerary includes a DNC fundraiser, an Earth Day event in Seward Park, and an Auburn appearance at Green River College to discuss lowering costs for American families.
Written by:Medhya Goel
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President Biden stops in Portland to tout Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Excerpt: The United States is finally taking meaningful steps to address its painfully deep infrastructure deficit, President Joe Biden declared today to a supportive crowd in Portland during his first visit to the Beaver State as Commander-in-Chief. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Events, Public Planning
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President Biden is on his way to the great Pacific Northwest, travel pool says

Excerpt: The 46th President of the United States is on his way to Oregon and Washington State for his first official visit as Commander-in-Chief to both states, accompanied by a significant number of aides and advisors from the White House.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Holidays
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White House shares more details for President Joe Biden’s upcoming PNW visit

Excerpt: At the daily White House press briefing, Press Secretary Jen Psaki made public an initial list of supporting speakers at Biden's official events and elaborated on the themes for each.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Holidays
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President Joe Biden returning to the PNW for Earth Day, will stop in Portland and Seattle

Excerpt: This will be Biden's first trip to Washington and Oregon as President. Biden has already been to Idaho as President, stopping in Boise for a visit as part of another trip out west that he took last year. Biden was most recently in Seattle in 2019 during a pre-pandemic fundraising swing as part of his presidential campaign.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Holidays
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President Joe Biden touches down in Boise; visits National Interagency Fire Center

Excerpt: Today, Joe Biden made his first official visit to Cascadia as President of the United States of America, landing in Boise, Idaho to visit the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), which is located adjacent to Boise Air Teminal/Gowen Field. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment, Public Planning
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Joe Biden will make his first stop as President in the Pacific Northwest next week

Excerpt: The President will be making a stop in Boise, Idaho at the National Interagency Fire Center as part of an western swing that will also include a stop in Denver, Colorado.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning, Public Service
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President Obama heading to the Pacific Northwest tomorrow morning

Excerpt: Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma will make two stops in the Pacif­ic North­west tomor­row before head­ing to Cal­i­for­nia for the week­end, the White House has confirmed. The Pres­i­dent will depart Joint Base Andrews around 9:15 AM East­ern for a cross-coun­try flight to Eugene, Ore­gon. Oba­ma is sched­uled to land in Track Town USA around 11:40 AM Pacif­ic. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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President Barack Obama headed here next month to raise money for Patty Murray

Excerpt: Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma will be return­ing to the great Pacif­ic North­west next month to raise mon­ey for U.S. Sen­a­tor Pat­ty Mur­ray and the Wash­ing­ton State Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty, accord­ing to an invi­ta­tion post­ed by the par­ty. The invi­ta­tion reads: Tick­ets start at $250. Tables can be spon­sored for $2,500 or $5,000. Pro­ceeds from the event will ben­e­fit […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
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