“I call on Governor Inslee to listen to the will of the voters and appoint a Republican to serve as Secretary of State until a general election can occur,” Heimlich said.
If you are a city Councilmember, you need to help make city neighborhoods safer, not let murderers run free because of dangerous rhetoric.
EXCLUSIVE: Spokane Councilmember Betsy Wilkerson was asked to provide surveillance video from her business to help an investigation into a brutal murder of a mother of two.
She apparently said she wasn’t “too enthused to help you.”
DETAILS & FULL VIDEO: https://mynorthwest.com/3204751/rantz-spokane-councilmember-told-police-she-wasnt-too-enthused-to-help-murder-investigation/
NRCC poll shows GOP in the lead over Democrats to retake House
“some areas may not see the traditional 24-hour service, some roadways will not be plowed as often, and compact snow and ice will remain on roadways longer than a typical winter.” https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/detail/wsdot-employee-firings-could-create-unsafe-winter-roads #waleg @MariyaFrost
Lisa Brown is our state’s Commerce Director and a member of Gov. Inslee’s Executive Cabinet. She is also one of the biggest funders of 509 Forward, a group running pro-socialist, anti-business ads in Spokane.
Sen. Lynda Wilson: Costly new budget just signed by @GovInslee just made WA a more regressive place to live. People would have been far better off with the Republican approach…which offered tax relief, not new/higher taxes. #waleg #Washington #taxapalooza http://ow.ly/9vJ050EPQLJ
Jay Inslee on signing carbon legislation which has conservatively been estimated by respected consulting firms to raise the cost of gas by 95 cents/gal by 2028: “Don’t let anyone give you that swill that it is going to increase prices.” 2:07 pm 5/17/21 #waleg
And just like that, with a single-vote margin (25-24) and bipartisan opposition, an income tax passes off the Senate floor. Not an excise tax…an income tax. Something Washingtonians have voted down 10 times and still oppose according to a recent Elway Poll. #NoIncomeTax #waleg
For months conservatives have criticized WA Gov Inslee’s handling of the pandemic. But now even some Democrats are exasperated at the pace of reopening. As are some local officials. Here’s our story: https://www.nwnewsnetwork.org/post/inslee-defends-reopening-plan-face-growing-frustration-including-fellow-democrats #COVID19 #wagov #waleg
Sen. Braun to Inslee: Time to take the fencing down. Read his letter to the governor: http://ow.ly/70RA50Drv74 #waleg #OpenSafeOpenNow
David Boze in @PSBJ: No matter how much you might agree w/ a governor our system isn’t meant to be the arbitrary rule of one. Our system is designed for a representative government to determine our laws and the executive branch to carry them out. http://ow.ly/hY4y30rYtJ6 #waleg
From @seattletimes: “While people will be able to apply for an exemption through next year, you must have purchased a qualifying insurance plan before Mon, Nov. 1, 21 to do so. However, purchasing a policy before the deadline might prove difficult.” http://ow.ly/PXk430rYtIV #waleg
Capitol Buzz: Answers to your questions on the new WA Cares Fund and the long-term care payroll tax; Workplace complaints surfaced before resignation of WA Parks director, records show; Judge orders stay in case seeking to remove Snake River dams. http://ow.ly/Cxph30rYtHv #waleg
Have you signed up to receive our caucus email update, The Current? It is sent out each month during the interim and each week during the legislative session. Sign up and read past editions here: https://houserepublicans.wa.gov/stay-connected/the-current/ #waleg
From @WAPolicyCenter: It’s evident WSDOT firings will create big problems after all. A transparent & clear plan for how the agency will deal w/ the loss of qualified employees w/over 40% of those fired being maintenance workers hasn’t materialized.