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Todd Mielke’s seat on the Spokane County Commission will go to either two political veterans or an up-and-comer with wide support among state legislators.
OLYMPIA – Senate considers proposals to standardize leave, minimum wage.
Though the list of hopefuls is long, the Spokane County Republican Party will have several weeks after the new year to nominate replacements for outgoing County Commissioner Todd Mielke.
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 ordinance that restrains local cops from making immigration status the focus of inquiries or investigations. Now she sounds like one of its harshest critics.