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Rob McKenna

Passing transpo package the smart, conservative choice

With the operating budget finally in the books, a potential transportation package is the Legislature’s only remaining big issue. This economy-boosting package passed overwhelmingly in the Senate last night on a 39-9 vote. Its fate now rests in the House. This is the right package at the right time. It makes positive reforms that conservatives have advocated for years, and … [Read More]

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It’s obvious who actually cares about higher ed in Olympia

Key legislators are insisting that a budget deal will be sealed before large portions of state government must shut down. Some legislative leaders and members, … [Read More]

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Kelo turns 10: Still a travesty

A decade ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision that will go down in history as a great blunder: Kelo v. City of New London. In Kelo, the court ruled 5-4 … [Read More...]

Guest Columnists

Jason Mercier

Senate should put voter-approved tax restrictions into its rules

Now that the 2014 election has been certified we know the official make up of the Legislature. Based on the responses to our supermajority for taxes legislative survey, we also know that the members of the Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) in the Senate support allowing the voters to consider a constitutional amendment to put the five-time voter approved policy into the … [Read More]