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Washington state voters have made it clear, over and over, they want to make it more difficult to raise taxes. Initiatives have been approved that mandate a two-thirds majority in the state House and Senate to raise taxes and fees.
The federal No Child Left Behind law, although well-intended, has been a disaster.
Tax breaks for businesses are often vilified as corporate welfare and a drain on the state treasury.
We strongly believe in the First Amendment’s free speech protection from government intrusion.
Last year we praised the Bellingham Police Department for its decision to be among the first departments to outfit its officers with body cameras.
Should law enforcement officers be required to make reasonable accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act when trying to arrest armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill?
Well over two years ago, in November 2012, advocates for marijuana legalization convinced voters that decriminalization would reduce crime by reducing black market sales.
Registering to vote in Washington state is easy. It can be done at any county election office, when getting a driver’s license (by simply asking) or even online through the Secretary of State’s Office.
Obesity is a serious health problem in America. Efforts to help people make better eating choices are welcome.
The decision by 24-year-old Chris Borland, a rising star in the NFL, to quit pro football after just one season was met with jaw-dropping surprise on Monday. How could anyone walk away from the fame, glory and millions of dollars heaped on the game’s stars?