Stories tagged: freedom foundation
Tue., May 19, 2020
As Washington continues to struggle with getting all the equipment needed to test more possible residents for COVID-19, Gov. Jay Inslee lashed out at comments by President Donald Trump that …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2019
Anti-union Freedom Foundation is requesting records on hundreds of thousands of government workers.
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
The entire process of pushing through the new union negotiation resolution in Spokane County has been marred by mysterious insider lobbying and deceptive propaganda, while also wasting time and taxpayer …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
The move means members of the public and media will be able to witness the collective bargaining process in real time, even though state law allows that process to take …
Wed., July 11, 2018
As the state removes agency fees for nonunion workers, Republican legislators call for changes on union dues.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
After a late-night debate and a two-day delay, Senate approves proposal to set up a new way to manage and set salaries for some home care workers.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
A state appeals court has sided with a coalition of state worker unions in a clash with a conservative group over what information about public employees can be released.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016
Initiative 1491. This measure would give loved ones and law enforcement a speedy way to petition a court to have a gun removed from someone who poses harm to themselves …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
There is great debate about whether Initiative 1501 on Washington’s Nov. 8 ballot actually protects seniors or is just another spat in the ongoing fight between a caregivers union and …
Fri., April 27, 2012
The filing deadline is still a couple of weeks away, but candidates barked at each other Thursday night in their bid to become the state’s top watchdog. State Rep. Mark …
Thu., April 26, 2012
OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire believes she can keep some documents from the public because of executive privilege. The Freedom Foundation believes she can’t because no such exemption exists in …