Karen Porterfield announced at Wednesday evening’s meeting of the 41st LD Democrats her intention to run for election against incumbent Republican Congressman Dave Reichert for the 8th Congressional District seat. Portefield, a management consultant, is an associate dean at Seattle University.
Months ago, I stated that, because our State Budget is based on an assumption that State revenue would grow by 14% during the next two years, our State Budget is a House of Cards. I noted that because our economy is not growing, State revenue is not likely to grow at all. See realwashingtonstatebudget.info. […]
Libertarian Eyman Continues Anti-Tax Rant with 2014 Initiative to Cut State Funding by $1 Billiion/yr
Eyman’s 2014 Initiative 1325 is a rehash of Eyman’s previous unconstitutional 2/3 voting requirement initiatives imposed on the Washington State Legislature to try to prevent them from raising revenue. The Washington State Supreme Court in 2013 ruled that his previous initiatives requiring a 2/3 vote were unconstitutional. The Court said the only way they would […]
Lot’s of action at the Barton House yesterday. Here’s a brief recap: Yesterday morning at 7:30am, Sheriff’s deputies descended onto the Barton house. They had locksmiths with them, who immediately began changing locks as the deputies entered to speak with the Bartons. They broke down the back gate to the back yard, and came in three […]