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A win for homeowners despite difficult year for Washington families, economy

It’s no secret this year was a difficult one for Washington. Persistent unemployment, the continuing budget gap, skyrocketing tuition, high gas prices, plummeting home values and cuts to essential services – at a time when they’re needed most – have

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Foreclosure fairness bill would require bank mediation, keep more people in their homes

By Gary Burris, Senior Policy Associate The mortgage crisis has hit millions of Americans. Most recent estimates show that 23% of home owners nationwide owe more than their homes are worth – including tens of thousands of Washingtonians. Banks used

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Imagine all the people…living without democracy

Via Sightline Daily: What if we had a democracy where the will of the majority couldn’t carry the day? What if a small minority of legislators had the power to block any law they didn’t like? It sounds crazy —

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