Stories tagged: legislators
Fri., April 21, 2017
There is no good reason for lawmakers to carve out this exemption for themselves. Every argument they offer would apply to any other elected official.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017
A “do your job” chant reverberated off the walls of a packed Great Room at Moscow’s 1912 Center at the end of Thursday night’s town hall meeting hosted by the …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
It’s likely there are no scenarios in which each and every district would be pleased. Lawmakers and the governor need to accept that they can’t make everyone happy.
Sat., June 4, 2016
Preparations are underway for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak at a rare joint session of Congress next week – an event made possible in part by the nation’s …
Wed., March 16, 2016
Idaho budget writers are preparing for another hectic wildfire season by allocating $34.5 million to help cover the expected high costs of managing and suppressing flames across the state.
Thu., March 10, 2016
The Washington Senate has voted to pass a fix to the state charter school law that lawmakers hope will pull the alternative public schools out of constitutional trouble.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2013
OLYMPIA – During last year’s wrangling with budget troubles, Washington state Sen. Jerome Delvin racked up a cellphone bill that would make most users recoil – $309.21 in a single …
Thu., May 18, 1995
The Legislature, which is debating raises for state employees and teachers, itself got a pay increase Wednesday. The independent citizens salary commission handed lawmakers increases of $100 a month beginning …