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When Rep. Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) became an international sensation as the first member of Congress to take the oath of office wearing a hanbok, she did it to honor her mother and heritage.

But Strickland didn’t just surprise the world. She surprised her mother, as well.

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Eligible parents and families are starting to receive monthly payments of up to $300 per child from the federal government.

As part of the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress, child tax credits will be sent every month until December. Qualifying families can receive:

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A new tax credit program starts July 15 that will provide checks to Washington’s families. But some are worried that this may be a temporary solution.

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Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) re-introduced the Enhancing Oversight to End Discrimination in Policing Act to strengthen the U.S.

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The other Washington doesn’t often get a great rap for changing people’s lives, but it’s worth taking a second look. Recent changes in the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit passed by Congress are going to cut in half the rate of U.S. child poverty this year.

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Washington state has already seen more than 200 wildfires so far in 2021. The ten-year average for wildfires around this time of year is 53, according to the DNR. 

BONNEY LAKE, Wash. — Western Washington fire officials and lawmakers are urging residents to get prepared ahead of wildfire season. 

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After her election to the US House of Representatives last November, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland was thrust into the middle of a historic chain of

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Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) announced this month that she is cosponsoring an updated version of H.R.2483, the Build More Housing Near Transit Act, to incentivize the construction of low and middle-income housing in transit-served locations.

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SEATTLE, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' "Our Commitment" aircraft took to the skies in partnership with UNCF (United Negro College Fund), a symbol of the airline's promise to create a place where everyone sees themselves and belongs.

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Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, D-Olympia, was appointed as the vice chair on a subcommittee that has jurisdiction over the economic and safety regulation of railroads, and the agencies that administer those regulations.

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