Month: April 2019

What two local Republican legislators had to say about this year’s budget process

On Thursday, legislative Democrats had announced that they had reached a deal on a two-year budget for state government. It's good news for legislators hoping to finish their work and go […]

What a Clark County legislator didn’t like about a bill giving nurses breaks

There have been plenty of bills this legislative session that have gotten people all worked up, and the most recent concerned giving nurses breaks during their shifts. This week, a […]

National Republicans: Herrera Beutler could be vulnerable

Looks like Democrats and Republicans agree on one thing: Washington’s 3rd Congressional District could flip in 2020. The district, represented by Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, was identified as one of […]

What Clark County’s public health officer had to say about two state senators vaccine bill speeches

Since Clark County saw an outbreak of measles in early 2019, Dr. Alan Melnick, who serves as Public Health director and Clark County health officer, has frequently had to turn […]

Campaign funding frontrunners (so far)

So far, nine people are in the running for four city council seats in 2019. Primary elections aren’t until August, but who’s gotten a jump start on fundraising so far? According […]

Who was the first person to file to run for county council this fall

Earlier this week, Battle Ground City Councilmember Adrian Cortes announced that he was running for the Clark County Council seat currently held by Republican Gary Medvigy. But a look at filings […]

How often does Herrera Beutler vote the party line?

If Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler were to earn a grade in Republicanism, she’d have a clean C-average. That’s according to the latest ratings from the American Conservative Union Foundation, a […]

Herrera Beutler pushes for vote on ‘Abortion Survivors’ bill

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, signed a petition Tuesday to bring the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to the House floor for a vote. S. 311 would “prohibit a […]

What happened when Patriot Prayer went to Battle Ground City Council

[caption id="attachment_8511" align="alignright" width="300"] Joey Gibson, leader of right-wing provocateur group, Patriot Prayer (James Rexroad for The Columbian)[/caption] Things got a little bit emotional at last night’s Battle Ground City Council […]

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