Tuesday, June 4, 2013


Daily Biz Briefs

Today’s Top Headlines:
DoD dollars will rebuilding JBLM schools
Puget Sound quality declined over decade
New care facility of tiny babies in Tacoma
$250 more per driver, study says
Foreclosure claim settlements higher
Health Care Champions among us :: 2 

DoD dollars will rebuilding JBLM schools

Clover Park School District received a $91 million grant today from the Department of Defense to improve three elementary schools on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. [Read more]

Puget Sound quality declined over decade

Anchor Bank - Business Loans - Ready and WaitingSediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the state Department of Ecology.  [Read more]

New care facility of tiny babies in Tacoma

Franciscan Health System in partnership with Seattle Children’s Neonatology begin caring for South Sound’s tiniest patients today in a new Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma. [Read more]

$250 more per driver, study says

An analysis issued today by Washington Policy Center says that plan as currently drafted would mean a typical resident driving a used car would pay nearly $250 more, if the package is approved in its present form. [Read more]

Foreclosure claim settlements higher

Borrowers in Washington who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through a nationwide foreclosure settlement program will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480, much higher than the amount of $840 first announced. [Read more]

Health Care Champions among us :: 2

Dr. Yolanda Duralde is medical director of the Child Abuse Intervention Department, where the team approach has created a national model for Child Advocacy Unit. Next week, she will be recognized as a Health Care Champion at a Tuesday evening event. [Read more]

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