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Primary election results from Benton, Franklin and Walla Walla counties.

Local Politics

Politics Statewide funding strides towards finding paid family leave programs Statewide funding strides towards finding paid family leave programs (Video)
Recent strides in in government grants are lending a lump sum of state funding to figure out how Washington State can better accommodate family leave programs in the workplace. KEPR spoke with local expecting families and maternal health supervisors to see how paid time off could pay off for employers and all family members involved.
Politics Candidate filing for 2015 Elections

* - Incumbent


Legislative District 9, State Representative, Position 1 - 1 year

Mary Dye, Republican*
Richard Lathim, Republican
Kenneth E.

National Politics

Politics In reversal, Obama to allow canceled health plans
Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.
Politics Obama: Wash. state's Foley represented civility in Congress
President Barack Obama on Tuesday honored former House Speaker Tom Foley as a model of civility in government, someone who put problem-solving ahead of politics and never lost his sense of wonder about serving in Congress.


Politics CAMPAIGN 2014: Ballots due today
Ballots must be postmarked by today to count for residents in Washington and must be in-hand by 8pm for residents in Oregon.