Month: March 2016

Little Bernie fan

Six-year-old Jesus Marquez attended two rallies for Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders this week. And he had the routine down. His black hair was dyed gray; his tiny face was overwhelmed by […]

Bigger than a breadbox and smaller than a Safeco field

The state Legislature is in the midst of a 30-day special session. It’s understandable if you forgot they were still technically “in session.” Most of the negotiations have been taking place behind […]

Benton backs Trump for GOP race

Longtime Republican Sen. Don Benton, who represents Vancouver in Olympia, announced on Tuesday he's endorsing Donald Trump in the GOP presidential race. Benton praised Trump for being independent and willing to stand […]

Rivers named ‘legislator of the year’ by school counselors

Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, nabbed a ‘legislator of the year’ award this week. The Washington School Counselors Association honored her for acknowledging the importance counselors have in preparing students for […]

One week left …

Washington’s 2016 legislative session is scheduled to end this Thursday. But lawmakers have yet to strike a deal on the supplemental budget, which is the primary reason they convene. During the previous […]

Hillary Clinton tweets support for WA state effort to raise the wage

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton tweeted support on Friday for a Washington state initiative that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $13.50 and provide seven days of paid sick time […]

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