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Tag Archives: Patty Murray

GSI Commends House Action on Every Student Succeeds Act

On December 10, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). GSI has advocated for support of the reauthorization of the ESSA and we have continued to keep a … Read more

GSI in Washington D.C.: Emptying the Notebook

Washington D.C. – The 46-person delegation we brought to Washington D.C. completed its advocacy trip and is headed home. We’ve already written about Graduate Medical Education and the Export-Import Bank, STEM Education, and Transportation. Now, let’s empty our notebook: – Kumar … Read more

The Reauthorizations of Graduate Medical Education Grant and the Export-Import Bank Impact the Spokane Region

Washington D.C. – Reauthorizing a grant to provide Graduate Medical Education (GME) slots in Spokane, and the Export-Import Bank were two topics of discussion Wednesday as a 46-person delegation from the greater Spokane region completed a busy day of meetings … Read more

Greater Spokane Incorporated Previews Advocacy Trip From Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. – Forty-six business, education and community leaders representing the greater Spokane and Northern Idaho region have made it to Washington D.C. to share with our federal legislative leaders the focus of our region. Here’s Sandra Jarrard, GSI’s Public Policy Director, … Read more

Spokane Civic Leaders Make Case for Expanded Graduate Medical Education

Tweet April 25, 2013 WASHINGTON D.C. – Spokane civic leaders presented the region’s case for expanded graduate medical education Thursday to elected officials’ staff members as part of Greater Spokane Incorporated’s annual “D.C. Fly-in.” With a new medical school at the … Read more

Sequestration’s Impact on Spokane, Plus the KC-46A Decision is Delayed

Tweet April 24, 2013 – UPDATED, APRIL 29, 10:07 A.M.* WASHINGTON D.C. – Finding a solution to the sequestration issue won’t be easy and its impact on the Spokane region could be felt if Congress can’t resolve the loss of … Read more

Spokane Business, Community and Higher Education Leaders Begin Washington D.C. Advocacy Trip

Tweet April 23, 2013 WASHINGTON D.C. – Scheduling a meeting with a federal elected official is difficult. Scheduling meetings with more than five federal elected officials is even more difficult. A group of 40 Spokane and Northern Idaho civic leaders accomplished … Read more