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After more than a decade of planning, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) introduced the Good To Go! Flex Pass on March 23, reminding drivers that big changes are coming to I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood. Later this year, express toll lanes will open along this 17-mile stretch of highway, providing any driver the choice of a reliable trip by paying a toll. Transit, vanpools and carpools meeting the occupancy requirement will still be able to use the lanes for free.
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-District 1) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-District 3) on Wednesday in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation which would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. On average, women make just 78 cents for every dollar made by a man.
King County United for Safety, led by Co-chairs King County Sheriff John Urquhart and Kathleen O’Toole announced the campaign to approve Proposition 1 on the upcoming April 28 special election. The Public Safety Emergency Radio Network Replacement Project campaign kicks off with an unprecedented show of support among local police and fire chiefs, firefighters and emergency first responders.