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When Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May stops by the White House on today, she will become the first foreign leader to visit in person with President Trump. The two are expected to discuss topics including NATO cooperation and a bilateral trade deal. President Trump and Prime Minister May have vowed to revive the U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ and the closeness of the Reagan-Thatcher years.
CH2M, the company that has been working on the Mopac construction project has subcontracted out the rest of the work to Lane Construction. CH2M has had their fee reduced by $20 million because the project is running so far behind. I was due to be completed in September of 2015.
President Trump is floating the idea of a 20% import tax on goods from Mexico to pay for the border wall. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says it’s not a formal proposal but one of several options being considered.
New app helps Thurston County residents track crime in their neighborhoods-The application allows users to file a report, send a tip, look up local offenders, view the 911 call log, see crime mapping and much more. A simple tap and swipe means more accessibility to information between people and law enforcement. Just search ‘Thurston County Sheriff’ in the app store.
Can the Legislature get NBA basketball back in Seattle? A Republican state senator from Spokane has started a series of work sessions in Olympia to see whether the state can make moves that will help bring a new version of the Sonics back to Seattle.
The state Senate Labor and Sports Committee met to talk about ways the state can help bring the Sonics back to Seattle. This came a day after two private groups toured Key Arena as they prepare to offer proposals to renovate or rebuild it for the NBA and the NHL.