Repeated slap-downs by voters haven’t persuaded Gov. Inslee and his allies to end their quest to force Washingtonians to swallow costly new energy policies.
Nobody should have to pay a usurious 23 percent penalty and interest in order to stay in their home. We believe it’s high time that penalty is reduced.
If the voters of Idaho don’t act quickly and decisively, the 2019 legislative session may go down as the year we all lost a cherished constitutional right: the right to take matters into our own hands when our elected leaders refuse to.
Working for free at a for-profit business is often illegal and unethical, and it’s clear we need a more effective way to report businesses that are taking advantage of student interns and their desperate search for experience.
Career Connected Learning will help give students – regardless of their economic status – a chance to thrive in a robust economy. It will help keep the greater Spokane area competitive and economically vibrant.
Imagine being a business owner applying for loan and being told in order to qualify for financing you need a male co-signer. Believe it or not, this was legal in some states as recent as the 1980s until the passage of The Women’s Business Ownership Act in 1988. It’s hard to believe practices like this have existed in our lifetime. But if you listen to women entrepreneurs, stories like this are common. They demonstrate the journey for women entrepreneurs is challenging and requires strength, grit and perseverance. During Women’s History Month, we salute women entrepreneurs who take risks in pursuit of their passions and who see setbacks as steps to something bigger and better.
The WSU Health Sciences campus is a place where Spokane’s past and future meet. Once a rail yard, the campus is now the flagship of a statewide health sciences enterprise where more than 1,600 students study medicine, nursing and pharmacy. It’s the workplace for some 940 faculty and staff, and the colleges located there brought in $32.5 million in external research funding last year.
Spokane-area educators believe local voters should have the freedom to make decisions about their local public schools, especially when it comes to funding the unique needs of the children in their community.
Eastern Washington University and Western Washington University anchor both sides of our state. While each university is distinctive, our mission and values are similar.
Bulimia often stems from trauma: physical, mental, or emotional. Food is used as an outlet or a form of punishment. Addressing what is going on in our minds is a focal point for healing bulimia.
Recently, Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson sent a letter to gun dealers about the provisions of Initiative 1639. Ferguson previously criticized sheriffs who are resisting the passage of the initiative. The sheriffs are correct; the governor and attorney general are wrong.
The Washington state Legislature’s school funding “fix” turned some districts into big winners, while leaving a greater number with big losses.
Washington state’s Long-Term Care Trust Act gives families the peace of mind that they can get the care they need when they need it most without the added strain of figuring out how to pay for it.
As physician leaders representing the Washington State Medical Association, we are writing today to voice our strong support of Senate Bill 5841 and House Bill 1638, which would strengthen our state’s immunization policy
Contrary to what Pope Francis believes, the Catholic Church is incapable of the reform necessary to stop sexual abuse.
While much attention is focused on the legislature’s state capital gains income tax, a much more significant tax increase to bail out school districts – Senate Bill 5313 – has been advancing under the radar.
Tom Foley would have turned 90 today. What he would have thought about last week’s hearings in the House Oversight Committee?
The League of Women Voters of Idaho formally voices opposition to any bill that includes cuts and other modifications to the Medicaid expansion proposition as passed by 61 percent of the voters in November’s election.
In Olympia, our legislators considered a proposed statewide scheduling policy, in House Bill 1491 and Senate Bill 5717, that would be detrimental to the schedule flexibility enjoyed by employees in retail, hotels, food service and franchises.
We need to re-direct the crime-causing resources of our prohibitions, and re-direct the resources toward controlling and institutionalizing those who cause harm.
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