Stories tagged: 51st state
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
For a brief moment, it seemed like U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib had something in common with state Rep. Matt Shea.
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
Spokane Interstate fairgoers visiting the Liberty state booth would be surprised to hear themselves described as paranoid extremists seeking a fantasyland. Top topics include tax increases, income tax proposals, property …
Sat., March 30, 2019
Supporters of a new state for Eastern Washington stage another rally at the Capitol, but no vote is expected on their resolution.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Rep. Matt Shea links gun rights, a new state in Eastern Washington at a Capitol rally.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
The week that was: Ferguson sidesteps question on running for governor; state of Liberty gets another try
Spokane group has breakfast with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, asks if he’d like to be Gov. Bob Ferguson.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
A longtime columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer apologized Tuesday for a story that falsely claimed the Spokane Valley City Council was planning to vote on a resolution in support of …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Even though sponsors admit the idea to create a 51st state called “Liberty” doesn’t have a chance, it’s an interesting exercise to see what such a state would look like.