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Posts Tagged ‘WA’

March 5th, 2017 - 1:50 am § in The Ave Scene

PAYING for a levy is lots harder than VOTING for it.

Senate votes to revamp Sound Transit board amid angst over taxes. It’s ‘only a start,’ leader says State senators want to overhaul how Sound Transit does business, starting with… THENEWSTRIBUNE.COM[...]

August 29th, 2016 - 10:16 am § in Misc.

Tim Eyman : Swamp the WASTATE Supremes with email

URGENT:  Plz forward this update to everyone on your email list(s) — help us spread this like wildfire. Monday, July 18th, 2016 To:  Our thousands of supporters throughout the state (cc’d to the media, house & senate members, and Governor) From:  Tim Eyman, Jack Fagan, & Mike [...]

August 7th, 2016 - 12:21 pm § in Misc.

We Import Housing From Canada

Old Houses From Canada Find a Home in Washington State Houses from British Columbia have been taken by barge and restored in the San Juan Islands to help give struggling families an affordable way to stay. NYTIMES.COM|BY KIRK JOHNSON[...]

July 30th, 2016 - 10:00 am § in The Ave Scene

WTF? Who are these people?

Who are these people?  Why do we elect a state auditor?  Can’t we just hire one?   [...]

July 11th, 2016 - 9:21 am § in The Ave Scene

David Brewster: How to make the Lt Gov Useful

David Brewster The Seattle Times editorial board harshly criticizes Cyrus Habib , who is running for lieutenant governor, for his “loopy” idea that the president of the Senate, a lieutenant governor’s role, could refuse to sign bills that are unconstitutional. What gives? Habib is [...]

July 1st, 2016 - 8:54 am § in Misc.

Why Democrats Lose in WASTATE

Tony Ventrella Drops Out of Race Against Reichert Friends and family. I hope this day finds you well. In recent months I have sought your support for my candidacy for congress. I am grateful for those who came forward as volunteers and contributors. For my campaign manager Huy, I am most grateful. [...]

May 7th, 2016 - 8:47 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

Revenge time at WA Auditor’s Office

Troy Kelley, Washington’s elected state auditor, walked out of court a free man last month. A federal jury acquitted him of 1 charge of “making a false statement.” But the jury couldn’t agree on 14 other charges, which included theft, money laundering, and tax evasion. While[...]

April 29th, 2016 - 7:05 am § in Misc.

Is There Slavery in WASTATE?

The 13th amendment to the Constitution states that “neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” Recently I learned that wor[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 9:29 am § in Misc.

Who is flying drones over the Bangor submarine base?

On Feb. 8, a drone was seen flying above Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor .. home to the Pacific Fleet’s  14 ballistic-missile submarines.  Each can carry up to 24 missiles with multiple nuclear warheads. The Navy said, “It’s our intent to support the investigation and prosecution of [...]

February 26th, 2016 - 4:08 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: WA state Senate fails to support Republican effort to just pay fines imposed by WA Supreme Court

Reuven Carlyle On Senate floor debating Democratic amendments to Republican budget. Sen. Christine Rolfes’s plan to simply acknowledge and include $21 million in fines by Supreme Court under the McCleary ruling failed along party lines. Wow, just wow.[...]