Politics

Little government response to Boston bombing a year later

10:33 a.m. April 17

BOSTON — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.

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Cantwell airs oil terminal concerns

8:50 p.m. April 16
U.S. senator seeking more federal dollars to address safety issues

Gov. Jay Inslee, who will have the ultimate say over the construction of what would be the Northwest's largest oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver, hasn't taken a stand on the project. But members of the state's Congressional delegation are weighing in.

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Cantwell in Vancouver seeking small-business answers

4:20 p.m. April 16
Senator holds hearing at city hall

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., on Wednesday took public testimony and asked questions at Vancouver City Hall during her first field hearing as chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.