Karen Keiser

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Name: Karen Keiser
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Lilly Ledbetter: Equal pay is a 'family issue'

View CommentsWhen Lilly Ledbetter takes the stage in Portland Thursday and Friday, her message will be simple: equal pay isnt just an issue for todays working women, its an issue that will affect their earning power in the future.It follows women all ... [Published Portland Tribune - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Politicians in Kent kick off $18 million Green River levee project

Rain appropriately fell during a Thursday gathering of Kent, King County and state politicians to kick off an $18 million Green River levee repair project.In fact, organizers for the 2.7-mile Briscoe-Desimone levee project even moved the podium from a ... [Published Kent Reporter - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Washington State Senators Tackle Retirement Insecurity In Work Session: "Retirement Shouldn’t Be A Gamble"

On Tuesday, Washington Senate lawmakers held a work session  to launch a discussion on retirement insecurity:  Sen. Steve Conway , (South Tacoma);  Sen. Maralyn Chase (Seattle); Sen. Karen Fraser (Thurston County); Sen. Bob Hasegawa (Seattle); ... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Work Session Launches ‘Retirement Insecurity’ Discussion

One in four Washington residents between the ages of 45-64 years old has $25,000 or less in savings for retirement. In addition, 77 percent of employees who work for small businesses lack the option to save through a workplace retirement plan. Nationwide, ... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Washington State Lawmakers To Address Retirement Security In New Work Session

These Washington state legislators are focusing on retirement security as part of the National Week of Action For Real Prosperity Across America. Here are details and background information for next Tuesday's event:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, ... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Keiser on ACA: We are better off than we were four years ago

Karen Keiser— image credit: Courtesy photo For the ReporterSen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent and an instrumental lawmaker in implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at the state level, issued this statement today:"Today is the deadline for signing up for coverage ... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Keiser legislation to create Alzheimer's plan signed into law

Karen Keiser— image credit: Courtesy photo For the ReporterAlzheimer's patients and their families will benefit from the adoption of best practices and other services as a result of legislation signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee.Senate Bill 6124, ... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Olympia news round up: Legislature ends session March 13

New law for motorcyclists gets green lightRebecca Gourley, WNPA Olympia News ServiceNo motorist enjoys waiting at a traffic light that won’t turn green. The problem is especially vexing for motorcyclists, who often encounter traffic signals with sensors ... [Published The Goldendale Sentinel - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Legislative session ends on time with basic ed funding unresolved

OLYMPIA - House Bill 2797 and Senate Bill 6483 have a lot in common. Both increased funding for K-3 classroom construction, both had bipartisan sponsorship and both failed to reach the governor’s desk.In McCleary v. Washington, the state Supreme Court ... [Published Daily Sun News - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Legislature ends on time with basic educatiion funding unresolved

OLYMPIA — House Bill 2797 and Senate Bill 6483 have a lot in common. Both increased funding for K-3 classroom construction, both had bipartisan sponsorship and both failed to reach the governor’s desk.In McCleary v. Washington, the state Supreme Court ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Nov 26 2013 - Updated Nov 27 2013 - 1 reports

What SeaTac $15 minimum wage win may mean for nation

Workers at Sea-Tac International Airport were celebrating Tuesday as final election returns showed a $15-an-hour minimum wage initiative, Proposition 1, was approved by city of SeaTac voters on a razor-thin 77-vote margin.Opponents said they’ll ask for ... [Published seattlepi.com - Nov 26 2013]

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...and families are living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, and these numbers will only increase as baby boomers get older," Keiser said. "it's imperative that we begin a comprehensive state effort to help people with alzheimer's and other dementias."

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Lilly Ledbetter: Equal pay is a 'family issue' [Published Portland Tribune - 8 hours ago]
Politicians in Kent kick off $18 million Green ... [Published Kent Reporter - Apr 18 2014]
Washington State Senators Tackle Retirement Ins... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 10 2014]
Senate Work Session Launches ‘Retirement Insecu... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 08 2014]
Washington State Lawmakers To Address Retiremen... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 02 2014]
Keiser on ACA: We are better off than we were f... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 31 2014]
Keiser legislation to create Alzheimer's plan s... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 28 2014]
Olympia news round up: Legislature ends session... [Published The Goldendale Sentinel - Mar 20 2014]
Legislative session ends on time with basic ed ... [Published Daily Sun News - Mar 18 2014]
Legislature ends on time with basic educatiion ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Mar 15 2014]
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Washington State Senators Tackle Retirement Ins... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 10 2014]
On Tuesday, Washington Senate lawmakers held a work session  to launch a discussion on retirement insecurity:  Sen. Steve Conway , (South Tacoma);  Sen. Maralyn Chase (Seattle); Sen. Karen Fraser (Thurston County); Sen. Bob Hasegawa (Seattle); ...
Senate Work Session Launches ‘Retirement Insecu... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 08 2014]
One in four Washington residents between the ages of 45-64 years old has $25,000 or less in savings for retirement. In addition, 77 percent of employees who work for small businesses lack the option to save through a workplace retirement plan. Nationwide, ...
Washington State Lawmakers To Address Retiremen... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 02 2014]
These Washington state legislators are focusing on retirement security as part of the National Week of Action For Real Prosperity Across America. Here are details and background information for next Tuesday's event:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, ...
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