Washington's Congressional Delegation http://www.kplu.org en Where is Washington’s newest seat in Congress? http://www.kplu.org/post/where-washington-s-newest-seat-congress <p>If you’ve looked at your ballot, you may have noticed that you're in a new Congressional district.</p><p>If so, you're hardly alone. More than a million western Washington residents have been reassigned to new Congressional districts.</p><p>That's true for every resident of the new 10th district – which was added to the state because of population growth in the 2010 census.</p><p>As both the Democrat and Republican in the race explain, the dominant symbol for this area is <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_Base_Lewis-McChord">Joint Base Lewis-McChord</a>.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:57:31 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 6809 at http://www.kplu.org Cheers erupt in Olympia with news of new Congress seat http://www.kplu.org/post/cheers-erupt-olympia-news-new-congress-seat <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">There were celebrations in Olympia when news broke Tuesday that Washington state will get an additional member of Congress as a result of the 2010 Census.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; "> Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:58:00 +0000 Tom Banse 414 at http://www.kplu.org Cheers erupt in Olympia with news of new Congress seat Washington gets a tenth seat in Congress http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-gets-tenth-seat-congress <p>The new US Census data is out, and Washington is among eight states to add a seat in Congress. <a href="http://www.commerce.gov/about-commerce/commerce-leadership/secretary-gary-locke">Commerce Secretary Gary Locke</a> announced the 2010 data this morning.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 21 Dec 2010 17:59:58 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 407 at http://www.kplu.org Monday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-3 <p><em>Washington Ready to Add a Congressional Seat, while two western Washington Congressmen prepare for leading defense roles, and gay and lesbian service members mark the end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"&nbsp;</em></p><p> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:08:07 +0000 KPLU News Staff 395 at http://www.kplu.org Monday morning's headlines Washington may gain Congressional seat with unveiling of census data http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-may-gain-congressional-seat-unveiling-census-data <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px;">On Tuesday, the U.S. Census releases the first numbers from the 2010 population count. The first round of data will be used to reallocate Congressional seats among the states.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.5em; padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Top line numbers will be released tomorrow for the nation as a whole and for individual states. That’s all the info you need to redistribute proportionally the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 14:15:24 +0000 Tom Banse 396 at http://www.kplu.org Washington may gain Congressional seat with unveiling of census data