Stories tagged: Mike Volz
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Washington House passes $44.9 billion budget on party-line vote
House Democrats pushed through a $44.9 billion two-year budget Friday that they said keeps faith with the contract between the generations in Washington. Republican criticized it as a plan that …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Washington state House votes to extend schools’ taxing authority
House agrees to extend school districts extra taxing authority for one year.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Incumbents, Republican Mike Volz preferred by voters in state legislative contests
Incumbents on both sides of the aisle appeared headed for additional terms in Olympia as ballots were counted Tuesday. Republican Mike Volz was poised to earn the House seat vacated …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:01 p.m.
Mike Volz, Lynnette Vehrs grapple for House seat left vacant by Rep. Kevin Parker
After a tumultuous primary race, a retired nurse and the chief deputy treasurer for Spokane County are competing for the seat formerly held by four-term lawmaker Kevin Parker.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
6th Legislative District: Lynnette Vehrs and Mike Volz agree on the need to fully fund education, but little else
The two candidates vying for the 6th Congressional district positioned themselves as representing a continuation of Rep. Kevin Parker’s eight-years in office, and new, more liberal leadership focused largely on …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Lynette Vehrs, Mike Volz will vie for Rep. Kevin Parker’s seat in November
In the race to replace state Rep. Kevin Parker, voters in November will be able to choose a retired nurse or the chief deputy county treasurer. Democrat Lynette Vehrs topped …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
Washington’s 6th District draws five challengers to succeed Rep. Kevin Parker
Five candidates have filed to succeed Kevin Parker, a popular Republican lawmaker who announced in May he would not seek his fifth term in the House of Representatives. The field …
Thu., June 30, 2016
Editorial: Vehrs for legislative District 6
In a relatively conservative district, she won’t survive as lockstep liberal, so our hope is that she gravitates to the center. Nonetheless, she is the most pragmatic, knowledgable candidate and …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2011
Resilient senior beats bigs odds and roars back to lead Wildcats
Chances seem remote that two senior standout Mead School District athletes would be afflicted with the same malady a year apart. Yet Mead football lineman Mike Volz, it was revealed …
Sat., Feb. 19, 2011
Assessor, treasure shuffle deputies after county election
The Spokane County assessor’s and treasurer’s offices have new chief deputies as well as new elected department heads. Treasurer Rob Chase planned to retain Chief Deputy Treasurer Bob Wrigley, but …