Month: November 2020

How Bowerman fended off James’ comeback attempt

The underdog in the Clark County Council District 3 race this year made up significant ground between the primary and general elections, but not enough.  Karen Bowerman, a Republican, won the […]

State senator drafts legislation for in-person schooling

Sen. John Braun, a Republican from Centralia, is drafting legislation that would require Washington’s counties to offer full-time, in-person schooling if their COVID-19 positivity rate is below 5 percent. In a […]

Rep. Harris reelected as minority caucus chair

Rep. Paul Harris will continue in his role as Washington State House Republican Caucus Chair. Harris, the six-term Republican representative from the 17th Legislative District, was re-elected by his colleagues on […]

Otto proposes $556 million budget for next year

Interim Clark County Manager Kathleen Otto has proposed a $556 million budget for 2021, which the county Council will consider next week.  The proposed spending plan would be $9.9 million more […]

Herrera Beutler: Trump ‘has the right to press his claims’

President Donald Trump is declining to concede the election, though Democrat Joseph Biden has earned enough votes in the Electoral College to cement his victory as the president-elect. Today I asked […]

Clark County could declare systemic racism a public health crisis

The Clark County Board of Health will soon discuss a resolution that declares systemic racism as a public health crisis. Clark County councilors, who comprise the Board of Health, agreed during […]

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