Karen Porterfield announced at Wednesday evening’s meeting of the 41st LD Democrats her intention to run for election against incumbent Republican Congressman Dave Reichert for the 8th Congressional District seat. Portefield, a management consultant, is an associate dean at Seattle University.
[Revised and corrected. 2013/06/23] Thursday night the state legislature passed a bill, SB 5296, that weakened the Model Toxic Control Act. I got email from Washington Conservation Voters asking me to thank legislators who opposed the bill. See Support our kids; end the Big Oil Tax Loophole. According to Washington Environmental Council, the weakening allows […]
One hundred and fifty years ago today, Robert E. Lee surrendered his troops to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, bringing to an end the Civil War. What had begun as a sectional war by which the South sought to preserve and expand slavery into the western territories, ended with the collapse of the South and the liberation […]
Everyone should know by now that Republicans serve the 1%. But one weekend in Olympia I caught on video Democratic leaders doing something inappropriate with Tim Eyman. (From the left to the right in the video: Larry Springer, Jim Kastama, Tim Eyman, Christine Gregoire, Frank Chopp, Steve Hobbs, Brian Hatfield) As reported here, the Road […]