Here are bills that matter this session and are worth watching. See the Freedom Foundation’s analysis below . This analysis was prepared by Scott Roberts of the Freedom Foundation. For more information go to www.myfreedomfoundation.com Budget and Taxes: HB 2127 Proposed Supplemental Budget for 2011-2013 – Cuts spending, shifts funds and increases revenue through a new tax and revocation of a tax preference. Read our overview of the House Democrats’ budget proposal for more info. Fails to address systemic problems that led to government over-spending, continues habit of playing budget games to balance the books. Transportation: SB 6445 Concerning the… Click Here to Read More
Had a great County Convention to with close to 80 Republicans at the Friday Harbor Grange. Delegates were elected to the attend the State Convention in Tacoma and we also approved the 2012-2013 SJCRP Platform. What an honor to meet and hear 2nd Congressional Candidate Dan Matthews speak. Dan is the Real Deal having served our country in Iraq and Vietnam. Was an airline pilot when 911 occurred and knows his opposition Congressman Rick Larson well. “Rick Larson is just a rubber stamp for President Obama and Nancy Pelosi,” said Matthews. “It is time to put aside partisan politics and… Click Here to Read More
Funny, but too true to be amusing. “They were one of the most popular comedy teams of the 1940’s and 1950’s. (Today our Government is the comedy team.) COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America .. ABBOTT: Good subject. Terrible times. It’s about 9%. COSTELLO: That many people are out of work? ABBOTT: No, that’s 16%. COSTELLO: You just said 9%.