On Friday, March 2, 2012, Washington State Democratic Senators Rodney Tom, Tim Sheldon, and Jim Kastama voted with 22 Senate Republicans to approve a regressive budget that favors the 1%. See Outrage as Road Killers help Republicans seize control of the Washington State Senate.
Reps. Suzan DelBene, Denny Heck, Derek Kilmer, and Rick Larsen joined all four Washington Republicans in voting to cut an addition $9 billion from the food stamps program, SNAP. Kudos to Jim McDermott and Adam Smith for voting against the House farm bill that slashed food stamps while protecting most corporate pork. The Senate is […]
Boeing is at it again, eating its own in Puget Sound. The company will be laying off engineers in Washington and building a new model with dispersed “centers of excellence” around the country and the world, which is corporate-speak for hiring workers at lower salaries, no union protection, and less understanding of the intricacies of […]
I went door-knocking in Federal Way yesterday for Carol Gregory’s campaign in the 30th LD. Currently, the Democrats have a 51 to 47 seat majority in the Washington State House. If Gregory loses, the ratio will become 50 to 48, meaning that if another seat is lost, the ratio would be 49 to 49 and […]