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Apr 30, 2015, 16:43 ET

GroupHealth President and CEO to Address Record-Breaking Class of Graduates

 Group Health President and CEO Scott Armstrong will deliver the keynote address to a record-setting number of graduates at WGU Washington's...

Apr 30, 2015, 16:38 ET
WTIA

Washington Technology Industry Association Selects Spring First Look Forum Finalists

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community, today revealed the 12...

Apr 27, 2015, 17:26 ET

Securities Investor Protection Corporation Laments Passing Of Bankruptcy Attorney Harvey Miller

Stephen Harbeck, president of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), which maintains a special reserve fund authorized by Congress...

Apr 27, 2015, 17:01 ET

WGU Washington Awards Record Number of Degrees

 WGU Washington will award nearly 1,700 bachelor's and master's degrees to students from across the state at its fourth annual commencement...

Apr 23, 2015, 17:36 ET
Washington REIT

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces First Quarter Financial And Operating Results

 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ("Washington REIT" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRE), a leading owner and operator...

Apr 22, 2015, 06:01 ET
Insight School of Washington

Insight School of Washington Opens Enrollment for 2015-2016 School Year

Insight School of Washington (ISWA), a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 9-12, announced today it has opened enrollment...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:06 ET

Libya Condemns ISIS Murder Of Christians

 The government of Libya has strongly condemned the execution of Ethiopian Christians by ISIS-affiliated terrorists in Libya. Libyan...

Apr 21, 2015, 13:40 ET

Libya's Elected Officials Find Strong Support In Washington

 A delegation from the House of Representatives of the internationally-recognized and democratically elected government of Libya has received...

Apr 21, 2015, 06:01 ET
Washington Virtual Academies

Washington Virtual Academies Welcome K-12 Students to Enroll for 2015-2016 School Year

Washington Virtual Academies (WAVA), a fully accredited, online public school, welcomes families with students in grades K-12 to apply...

Apr 20, 2015, 14:00 ET

AARP Jobs Expert, State Securities Commission Administrator, and Investor Protection Institute President to Speak May 6th at Oklahoma Conference on Aging

 Finding the right job in retirement and protecting your nest egg will be the topics of a keynote conversation from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on May...

Apr 16, 2015, 14:40 ET

High Level Libyan Delegation in Washington DC to Consult with U.S. Officials

Representatives from the internationally recognized democratically elected parliament of Libya are in Washington for a week-long visit for...

Apr 16, 2015, 12:00 ET
WTIA

WTIA Introduces Cyber-Insurance to Protect Companies from Growing Data Breach Threats

 Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community, today...

Apr 15, 2015, 13:30 ET

NRDC Action Fund Launches Ad Marking Mitch McConnell's First 100 Days, Unveils Website Showing Congressional Villains and Heroes on Climate & Clean Air

As Mitch McConnell marks his first 100 days as Senate majority leader, the NRDC Action Fund today unleashed an ad blasting him for standing with...

Apr 14, 2015, 15:51 ET

PIABA: Labor Department Rule To Curb Conflicted Advice By Brokers Is Huge Step Forward To Protect Financial Consumers

Joseph C. Peiffer, president of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) issued the following statement today upon the release by...

Apr 13, 2015, 11:07 ET

School Employees Credit Union of Washington moved to Spokane Valley today

 Today (April 13), School Employees Credit Union of Washington moved from its former office at 1500 West 4th Avenue in Spokane to a new 20,873...

Apr 09, 2015, 16:18 ET

PIABA Hails New Progress Toward "One Stop Shopping" For Background Checks On Financial Professionals

 The Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) today applauded the Investor Advisory Committee of the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:20 ET

Ohio TV Ad Criticizes Sen. Portman for Siding with Polluters

A new statewide television ad chastises Ohio Senator Rob Portman for leading the charge in Congress to let power plants keep fouling our air with...

Apr 07, 2015, 00:01 ET

Five States and District of Columbia to Offer $1,000 Prizes in "DASH for the STASH" Financial Literacy Push In Libraries

Public libraries and other institutions in the District of Columbia and five states -- Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska -- will...

Apr 06, 2015, 17:00 ET
Washington REIT

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 1st Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust) (NYSE: WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the Washington,...

Mar 31, 2015, 21:16 ET

Washington State Medical Association Responds to Senate Budget

 Leaders in the Washington State Senate released a budget proposal today that attempts to fund education and make needed investments in health...