Thank Sen. Whitehouse and Senate Democrats for fighting to pass the DISCLOSE Act. Some progressive say the Dems are as bad as the Repugs. Though Dems sometimes compromise too much, and though there are some bad Dems, the GOP by far are worse, as I expounded in The myth that the Dems are as bad as the Repugs.
Last Friday I met with our Senators Washington DC staff via video-conference as a member of a delegation of faith, union and NGO leaders. Our goal was to convey to our Senators a desire to sustain Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and all safety net programs and make cuts to the military budget. This request was met with a positive […]
Today, 14 U.S. Senators called on the Congressional Super Committee to end subsidies for Big Oil. This is our chance to end this outrageous program. We need Sen. Patty Murray to make this issue a priority on the Committee. Join Environment Washington at a rally this week to show Sen. Patty Murray strong public support […]
Sunday I attended a meeting of the Legislative Action Committee of the King County Democrats. Representative Tana Senn of the 41st LD spoke, followed by Senator Cyrus Habib of the 48th LD. During discussion of the budget it became clear that there is unlikely to be a capital gains tax. Nor will Governor Inslee get […]