Stories tagged: Candace Mumm
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, midnight
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, midnight
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, midnight
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, midnight
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, midnight
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 …
Sun., Jan. 25, 2015, midnight
Jan Quintrall’s staff lunch expenses surprise City Council members
Days after the dismissal of Spokane’s city planning director for what was described as a misuse of city funds, Jan Quintrall, head of the city’s Business and Developer Services Division, …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2015, midnight
Work progresses on city’s new service center
A year from now, most of the city of Spokane’s fleet of trucks, cars and three-wheeled parking meter vehicles will be housed in one new building on the edge of …
Sat., Oct. 11, 2014, midnight
Administrative raises jar city budget talks
Concerns over proposed pay increases for Spokane Mayor David Condon and a majority of his 13 cabinet members are threatening to derail budget discussions at City Hall, as the mayor …
Wed., Oct. 8, 2014, midnight
Spokane mayor’s budget plan includes raises for himself, his cabinet
Spokane Mayor David Condon already makes more money than Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. Next year, if his proposed pay raise gets approved by the City Council, he’ll make more than …
Sun., Sept. 7, 2014, midnight
Mumm presents plan for more crosswalks
The 20th century was ruled by cars. If Spokane City Councilwoman Candace Mumm gets her way, this century will be for walkers, at least in Spokane. Monday, the council will …
Mon., June 9, 2014, midnight
Mumm: Crosswalks should be prioritized
The city of Spokane has inadequate policies for installing marked crosswalks to protect pedestrians crossing busy streets, according to one City Council member. City engineers and developers should be required …
Sun., April 6, 2014, midnight
Spokane City Council won’t contest sprawl measure veto
The Spokane City Council’s anti-sprawl measure appears dead. For now, anyway. Council President Ben Stuckart, rather than trying to muster support for an unlikely override of Mayor David Condon’s veto, …
Thu., Feb. 27, 2014, midnight
Renewable energy bid for Spokane incinerator dies in committee
OLYMPIA – A proposal to make power from the West Plains garbage incinerator worth more money, one of the city of Spokane’s top legislative priorities, died a quiet death Wednesday …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013, midnight
Doug Clark: Election autopsy finds more bucks, zero bang
The Spokane City Council has been rocked by a seismic shift in the balance of impotence. The council’s right-leaning rube majority has been replaced by a preponderance of lunks of …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, midnight
Spokane City Council power shifts post-election
To the victors go the committee assignments. It may not sound exciting, but the first likely change in the new Spokane City Council as a result of Candace Mumm’s victory …
Wed., Nov. 6, 2013, midnight
Mumm and Snyder take commanding leads in Spokane City Council races
The balance of the Spokane City Council will shift to the left after a season of record-breaking campaign spending. The first results from Tuesday’s election showed incumbent Councilman Jon Snyder …