State employees with the Kennewick Community Service Office of the state Department of Social and Health Services stage a "Stand up for Washington" event in Kennewick on Wednesday. It's one of about 150 expected across the state. Union members are objecting to the state Senate's budget that would reject their new contracts and negotiated raises.
State employees with the Kennewick Community Service Office of the state Department of Social and Health Services stage a "Stand up for Washington" event in Kennewick on Wednesday. It's one of about 150 expected across the state. Union members are objecting to the state Senate's budget that would reject their new contracts and negotiated raises. Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
State employees with the Kennewick Community Service Office of the state Department of Social and Health Services stage a "Stand up for Washington" event in Kennewick on Wednesday. It's one of about 150 expected across the state. Union members are objecting to the state Senate's budget that would reject their new contracts and negotiated raises. Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald

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