Why couldn't the legislature pass gun control?
Democrat Pedersen Offers Astounding Explanation for Epic Flopperoo of Gun-Control Bill – It’s the Republicans Seems to me the blame lies mostly with the Republicans and the NRA. But the fact that the Dems were unable to control their caucus brings up a reasonable theory: Among those who maintain nothing ever happens in the House […]
Protect Social Security, not the 1%
Representatives Rick Larsen and Jim McDermott have signed the Ciccline letter “Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index should not be used to calculate cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security benefits.” And Rep. McDermott has signed several other letters in support of Social Security (see table below). But no Washington State […]
Smaller class sizes help deliver on the promise of a great education
I always think of September as the actual beginning of the year. School starts, summer vacation is over, and we are all back to work. As I help out with coaching duties for cross country at Ballard High School, I can feel the enthusiasm that rolls over the athletic field filled with girls playing soccer […]