Month: February 2012

Southwest Washington lawmakers on new Mitt Romney team

State Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, and state Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, have been appointed to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Washington Grassroots Leadership Team. "With the help of this team and […]

Same-sex marriage marchers greeted by Southwest Washington lawmakers

The group that marched recently from Vancouver to Olympia in support of same-sex marriage was greeted last week by the governor, as well as some Southwest Washington lawmakers. Lawmakers came out […]

George Takei helps Olympia’s gay marriage debate go viral

If Star Trek star George Takei mentions you on his Facebook page, you’re bound to get some attention. Take the speech on marriage equality given by state Rep. Maureen Walsh from […]

Cantwell continues the fight to protect sales tax deductions

Once again, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is urging Congress to extend the state and local sales tax deduction for Washington residents and seven other states that don’t have an income […]

Sen. Benton successfully added two amendments to same-sex marriage bill

When state senators on Wednesday voted 28-21 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, they also approved two amendments to the legislation proposed by state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver. The same-sex marriage […]

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