I and about 3000 people went to a luncheon with Bill Clinton and Jay Inslee at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle today. I sat right in the center about 5 tables back from the podium. Had I had the chance, I’d have asked Clinton if he regrets dismantling Glass-Steagall and passing NAFTA. He is a great but flawed man.
Outgoing Governor Gregoire has proposed two budgets, as described in the video Inside Olympia by TVW. By law the governor is required to submit a balanced budget. The first budget, an all cuts “Book One Budget,” raises no revenue but makes significant cuts to state programs, namely to: Gregoire’s second budget raises revenue from an […]
There were big endorsements for Steve Litzow, Jay Inslee and others who support charter schools. The endorsements came from the charter-schools-loving League of Education Voters, which is funded by Microsoft, Boeing, the Seattle Foundation, the Gates Foundation, and others. Follow the money. Boeing and Microsoft enjoy massive tax breaks and use their money to fund […]
According to Inslee: No new taxes needed to fund education, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee said Friday the state doesn’t need new taxes to fulfill its education funding obligations, even though Gov. Chris Gregoire says new revenue has to be considered. Inslee said that he is focused on raising the state’s revenue by encouraging economic […]