From Brown’s October 26, 2011 talk at University of Washington.
Senator Bob Hasegawa explains his opposition to the Governor’s bill to extend tax breaks to Boeing: http://blog.senatedemocrats.wa.gov/hasegawa/hasegawa-explains-vote-against-boeing-tax-cuts/ Hasegawa said the bill is being rushed; there are 9 billion dollars at stake. There’s insufficient data to back up the claims of a 3-to-1 return on investments. There’s no guarantee that Boeing won’t make room for 777 […]
Tomorrow is a big day. It’s going to be cold in the Northwest, but there are a lot of calls for turnout and solidarity with the unions of Wisconsin and elsewhere that are under attack. If you have feet, down, below your knees, you should plant them in solidarity tomorrow. Marylea and I are over […]
The Education section of the current Democratic state platform for Washington State (adopted in 2012) includes language opposing charter schools: We oppose: Public funding for charter schools and vouchers; The commercial exploitation of students; Linking military recruitment to educational funding; Organized prayer in public schools; “No Child Left Behind”; Basing teacher pay solely on student […]