Stories tagged: Liz Pike
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Paid family and medical leave fast tracked through Legislature
Historic paid family and medical leave bill moved quickly through the Legislature with much emotion, much less fanfare.
Tue., March 17, 2015
House panel hears concerns over oil train legislation
OLYMPIA – Proposed rules for trains carrying oil across Washington don’t put enough responsibility on the railroads and should include oil pipelines, a Spokane city councilman told a House committee …
Fri., June 28, 2013
Thanks, teachers, but shut your traps
Once again, the mask of “educational reform” has slipped to reveal its real face: anger toward teachers. Anger toward teachers – always prefaced, conditioned, softened and front-loaded with B.S. – …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2013
Hundreds rally for guns in Olympia
OLYMPIA – Second Amendment activists came well-armed Friday to a Capitol Campus rally, where Washington legislators promised to protect broad access to firearms and speakers denounced President Barack Obama and …
Sun., Jan. 13, 2013
More states exploring move to arm teachers
A movement to arm teachers is gaining traction across the country in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting that killed 20 children and six adults. Free firearms safety training …