Author: Stevie Mathieu

Lynda Wilson stepping down as Clark County GOP chair

Lynda Wilson has decided to step down as chairwoman of the Clark County Republican Party, saying she needs time to focus on her campaign to unseat state Rep. Monica Stonier, […]

Clark County Democrats ask Inslee to stand with them on CRC

Gov. Jay Inslee should veto any state transportation package that doesn't include $450 million for the Columbia River Crossing project, Clark County Democrats said in a resolution the local party […]

Pike criticizes Gov. Inslee’s suggestion to raise state minimum wage

  When Gov. Jay Inslee said last month that it's time to talk about raising the state's minimum wage of $9.32 an hour, state Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, was listening. She […]

State Democrats schedule 2014 party caucuses, Republicans opt for conference instead

  Political activists in Clark County can mark their calendars. Democratic caucuses are May 9, and the Clark County Democratic Convention is April 12, according to the state Democratic Party. Instead of […]

New government transparency effort sparked in Olympia

  Since Washington state's Public Records Act was passed in the 1970s, state lawmakers have adopted more than 300 exemptions to those public disclosure rules. Legislator's official emails and calendars are […]

Cantwell asks Congress to extend the sales tax deduction used by many Washingtonians

  U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., asked her fellow members of Congress this month to extend the sales tax deduction option, which is used by many Washington residents. The deduction allows Washington […]

Clark County worker advocates for same-sex marriage in Oregon

  Paul Harris,┬árecording manager at the Clark County Auditor's Office, spent years watching straight couples file marriage applications, but it wasn't until last December that he could do the same with […]

Voters have fun with ballot write-ins, election officials aren’t impressed

  Mickey Mouse, former Vancouver mayor Royce Pollard, Ridgefield City Council candidate Tim Wilson and Donald Duck were all popular write-in choices for Clark County voters in the 2013 general election. Rather […]

College students seek tax breaks on text books, tuition relief for veterans, immigrants

  For many, December is a time for holiday cheer. For interest groups in Washington state, it's also a time for strategy. The Columbian┬áreported earlier this week on what Southwest Washington business […]

Interfaith group hosting gun-control themed marathon next month in Olympia

  The Faith Action Network, the same group that marched from Vancouver to Olympia last year in support of same-sex marriage, will host a "Running for Our Lives" marathon in Olympia […]

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