Month: January 2020
Clark County councilor witnesses newsy day in L.A.
Los Angeles, both for a major annual celebration and a shocking tragedy, was the site of much national news Sunday, and a Clark County official was there for it. Clark County […]
Long racks up endorsements from IGV and Planned Parenthood
And now, for the latest installment of EndorsementWatch 2020: Carolyn Long picked up two more endorsements in her bid for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District seat. One came from a local […]
UAW strike against GM forces Clark County to pivot
A labor standoff last year between General Motors and the United Auto Workers cost the company billions of dollars and left tens of thousands of workers without paychecks for several […]
Do you want to pay for streets? The city council wants to know.
When Initiative 976 passed in November, it stripped cities of their ability to collect fees on car tabs. In Vancouver, specifically, I-976 torpedoed the Transportation Benefit District, a program that […]
Inslee: Fast but always legal
Gov. Jay Inslee loves electric cars. Earlier this month, I asked Inslee how he squared his commitment to combating climate change with his support for replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge. It seemed […]
Here’s to Prohibition, 1920-1933
Friday marked the 100th anniversary of the start of Prohibition, the day the nation went dry. America’s experience with banning the “manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors” would last only […]
Will local Republicans get steamrolled?
Clark County’s legislative delegation primarily consists of Republicans. If you include the 14th and 20th legislative districts, which take in small portions of the county, Republicans control four of five Senate […]
Why didn’t Herrera Beutler sign an anti-abortion legal brief?
Last week, more than 200 Republican members of Congress signed on to a document urging the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision on Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that […]
Ad campaign boosts congresswoman after vote
A digital ad campaign lauding Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for her vote on a prescription drug price bill will go live in Washington’s Third Congressional District on Monday. The campaign, funded […]
Nierenberg signs onto Buttigieg’s campaign
One of Clark County’s most politically connected residents has thrown his support and money to Democrat Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign. David Nierenberg, a Camas investment manager, has backed both Republicans and […]