The company’s “knowing and fraudulent conduct resulted in the loss of many millions of dollars to the United States, while jeopardizing the safety of Hanford site workers, the public, and the environment by failing to effectively use public dollars to perform critical fire protection work,” prosecutors said.
The director of the state's Office of Public Defense went to justices of the Washington State Supreme Court last fall with an unprecedented request for a public defense system he told them is “on the verge of collapse.”
A Kennewick senior who founded a nonprofit dedicated to financial literacy was among a handful of high schoolers from across the state who testified on a state bill that would require financial education as a graduation requirement.
Democrats in the Washington Legislature are restarting conversations around rent stabilization with a proposal that would cap rent increases at 5% a year for residential tenants and also place limits on fees charged by landlords.
The Feb. 27 event will include an overview of current construction projects at the Richland and Sequim campuses and information from experts working in acquisitions, construction management, subcontract management and environment, safety and health for the lab.