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Rob McKenna

Nasty anti-Catholic bigotry in Federal Way the ugly side of politics

With the election just around the corner, the hit pieces and attack ads are flying. As distasteful as many find them, they are just a reality of the process. Most pass by without the need for comment. Some are so over-the-top or vile, though, that they must be called out. The disgusting anti-Catholic attack last week in Federal Way certainly deserves it. The state Senate … [Read More]

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Consider these principles as you size up candidates

By now, every voter in Washington should have received their ballot (and if you have not, contact your county auditor to request a new one). As a conscientious … [Read More]

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Who opposes I-1351? Some of these may surprise you

I-1351, the class size reduction initiative, sounds like a good idea. But when you read more about what I-1351 actually does, how much it will cost, and what it will … [Read More...]

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Adam Faber

McCleary hearing: Court ponders its limits and some radical remedies

The state Supreme Court ruled in 2012’s McCleary case that the state is shirking its constitutional duty to adequately fund K-12 schools. Since then, the court has expressed its displeasure at the Legislature’s progress in correcting the problem by the court’s imposed 2018 deadline. Now the question is, what is the court going to do about it? Plaintiffs and the state both … [Read More]