Stories tagged: state of liberty
Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
Proponents of the persistent mirage that is the 51st State of Liberty scheduled, and later wisely canceled, a rally on the Capitol steps Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Washington voters – not their elected officials – made many of the biggest changes to the state in the second decade of the 21st Century.
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.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
We ought to abandon the “ern” and start referring to our side of the Evergreen State as “East Washington.”
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
Proposals to end the death penalty, split the state are among those that fell by the wayside Friday because of a legislative deadline.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016
Splitting Eastern Washington off makes sense because its people are ignored, Rep. Matt Shea says.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
A proposal to make Eastern Washington its own state – named Liberty – has a long legislative history, but rarely gets beyond the talking phase.