Record your message to our legislators, concerning the state budget.
I will compile the various recordings into a group rap performance.
During this year’s legislative session, the State Senate, under control of the Republicans and Rodney Tom, rejected the $10 billion state transportation budget passed by the House (House Bill 1954 and House Bill 1955). Republicans voiced opposition to the proposed $0.10/gallon sales tax, to prevailing wage requirements, to mass transit, and to environmental regulations. This despite considerable […]
Every student learns the American mantra from their teachers and parents: work hard, play by the rules, and you’ll have a chance to get ahead. This month’s crop of graduating high school seniors is powerful evidence that Washington’s students do step up to their responsibilities. But we (voters and legislators alike) have defaulted on our […]
Workers’ compensation “reform” (Summary: Washington State Labor Council President Jeff Johnson says that House Speaker Frank Chopp and other House Dems deserve strong praise for standing firm and protecting the current workers’ compensation system. Call Chopp and thank him. Call Gregoire and Lisa Brown and ask them to rein in the Senate Road Kill Caucus […]