Stories tagged: Candace Mumm
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Breean Beggs, Kate Burke, Candace Mumm coast to victories in Spokane City Council races
Early ballot returns indicate the Spokane City Council will retain its progressive-leaning majority, as voters gave comfortable leads to a slate of candidates endorsed by Ben Stuckart in what became …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Fundraising, outside spending reach historic highs in Spokane City Council races
For the first time in at least a decade, spending by outside groups in this year’s City Council races reached all corners of the city. Through Friday, more than $372,000 …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Council candidate Howes offers free pizza for controversial campaign mailer
The northwest Spokane pizzeria owner said he’s trying to put a positive spin on a campaign ad he called “slanderous and uncalled-for.”
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Flyer targeting Spokane City Council candidate Matthew Howes was a cheap shot
A flyer that attacked Spokane City Council candidate Matthew Howes for restaurant violations was a slimy and poorly executed effort that fuels our political cynicism.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Campaign mailer funded largely by firefighters union exaggerates Spokane City Council candidate’s restaurant inspection record
The Spokane Regional Health District said in a statement Monday it did not participate in the creation of political communications charging City Council candidate Matthew Howes with ignoring health code …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Mumm, Howes take opposing sides in North Monroe debate in battle for Spokane City Council seat
Incumbent Candace Mumm is facing off against political newcomer Matthew Howes for the northwest Spokane seat. The district’s major political issue this fall has been a controversial lane reduction project …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Sue Lani Madsen: Spokane City Council’s focus on national issues takes away from its attention to local problems
There is a national progressive movement using municipal legislation to drive state and federal policy through the courts. Does Spokane want an increasingly political City Council, or one that focuses …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
Spokane County leaders may abandon tax hike proposal, cut jail funds instead
The Spokane County commissioners may walk away from a proposal to raise property taxes to fix an estimated $10 million budget shortfall.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Beggs and Mumm post strong showings in Spokane City Council primaries, Burke and Benn face off in northeast
The two incumbents on the primary ballots for Spokane City Council earned the majority of votes counted Tuesday in their districts. Kate Burke will square off against Tim Benn in …
Sun., July 16, 2017
Editorial: Advance Mumm, Burrow in council race
Mumm has unmatched civic experience and accomplishments, but we’re also impressed with Burrow’s pragmatism and economic development focus.
Sat., July 15, 2017
Mumm faces two challengers, criticism of City Hall’s business acumen in race for northwest Spokane seat
Brian Burrow, a project manager, and Matthew Howes, owner of a north side restaurant and pub, said they’ll do more to promote and assist businesses in town than the current …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Kerns, Fennessy still leading in close races
All four candidates involved in close races in Spokane County picked up more votes in Wednesday’s second count of ballots, but no one was able to make enough of a …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
Shelly O’Quinn wins re-election on Spokane County Commission; Josh Kerns leads
A Democrat on the Spokane County Commission? Probably not. Incumbent Republican Shelly O’Quinn easily won re-election Tuesday and Republican Josh Kerns had a strong lead for the other open seat.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Ad watch: Josh Kerns makes dubious claims about Candace Mumm
For the second time in his run for Spokane County commissioner, Josh Kerns’ campaign has distributed a mailer containing some dubious claims about an opponent.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
Voters get distinct choice in race for open county seat
Either way voters choose, the candidate who replaces Spokane County Commissioner Nancy McLaughlin will bring a markedly different political ideology.
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Mumm, Kerns face off in debate for McLaughlin’s Spokane County Commission seat
The two candidates vying to replace Spokane County Commissioner Nancy McLaughlin squared off in a debate Thursday afternoon at the Spokane Club.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
City Council OKs deal with GSI to continue business development, federal lobbying
The Spokane City Council signed a short-term deal Monday with Greater Spokane Inc. for business development services, following a monthlong delay on a contract extension. The contract requires GSI to …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
Spokane County Commissioner McLaughlin, who lost primary, won’t endorse Mumm or Kerns
Republican Nancy McLaughlin, who is now a lame duck on the Spokane County Commission, said Thursday she has “no respect” for the campaign tactics of her GOP rival, Josh Kerns, …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
Mumm to advance in commission race; McLaughlin trailing Kerns
Republican incumbent Nancy McLaughlin is trailing opponent Josh Kerns in her bid to retain her seat on the Spokane County Commission. Democratic City Councilwoman Candace Mumm will advance to the …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
Three vie for seat on Spokane County Commission
Two challengers are vying for a chance to unseat Commissioner Nancy McLaughlin in the August primary elections.
Thu., July 7, 2016
Editorial: McLaughlin and Mumm for County Commission
Mumm and McLaughlin are more experienced and pragmatic than Kerns. We would like to see them advance to the general election.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Council aide Rush fired following complaints
Richard Rush, a former Spokane City Council member, was fired from his position as aide to Councilwoman Candace Mumm after two women complained that he made them feel uncomfortable.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
Spokane City Council maintains ability to ask voters for transit sales tax
For the third time in six months, Spokane Mayor David Condon vetoed an ordinance passed by a wide margin on the City Council, only to see it overridden by similar …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Gender could be more important majority in city, county government
For the first time since the territorial government was led by Glovers and Cannons and Comstocks, a majority of women hold seats on the Spokane City Council. Also for the …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Washington lawmakers consider bills to standardize sick leave, minimum wage
OLYMPIA – Senate considers proposals to standardize leave, minimum wage.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 11:02 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Sponsor of petition against ‘sanctuary city’ law says she’s been misled
For months now, Jackie Murray – a truck driver, Teamster, and recent transplant to Spokane from California – has been the point person in the petition drive to undo Spokane’s …
Sat., May 30, 2015
City Council will discuss River Park Square expansion plan
A plan that would effectively expand River Park Square needs more than brick and mortar. It needs city property. Centennial Real Estate Investments, a sister company of River Park Square, …
Thu., April 30, 2015
Female council members take on women’s pay, hiring at City Hall
A woman makes $11,614 less than a man, on average, at Spokane City Hall. Females represent nearly half the city’s population, but they hold just a quarter of positions in …
Mon., April 6, 2015
State replacing highway signage near Spokane airport
The faded highway signs near Spokane International Airport look tacky, to say the least. The Washington state Department of Transportation is going to fix the problem starting today.
Fri., March 6, 2015
Women’s pay 78 percent of men’s in Washington state
Spokane City Councilwoman Candace Mumm is all too familiar with the conditions that have led women workers in Washington state to make 78 cents on the dollar compared to their …