Burkman, Turlay demonstrate different research methods

Since a resident emailed the Vancouver City Council last month to inquire whether the city has ever considered a plastic bag ordinance, a few councilors have traded thoughts on the subject.

I think these emails clearly illustrate the difference between Jack Burkman’s and Bill Turlay’s approach to research.

Here’s Burkman’s email. Note he includes links to opposing views.


And here’s Turlay’s approach:



Stephanie Rice

Stephanie Rice

I cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at stephanie.rice@columbian.com or 360-735-4508.

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