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PAPA strikes ● Randall leads ● Eyman returns ● Unemployment drops

Thursday, November 15, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Peninsula Daily News — School closed today in Port Angeles; closure announced as negotiations continue — Port Angeles schools will be closed today as paraeducators prepare to strike after negotiations over wages stalled. Teachers have said they will honor the picket line. The Port Angeles Paraeducators Association […]

Cops’ contract ● So close ● Union-bashing backlash

Wednesday, November 14, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Seattle City Council approves police-union contract; deal faces scrutiny by federal judge overseeing reforms — The council, after long debate before a packed hearing, voted 8-1 to ratify the contract negotiated by Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration with the rank-and-file police guild. The vote came after […]

WA elects women ● Amazon HQ2 (and 3… and 3½) ● We choose to pay more for drugs

Tuesday, November 13, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Looming Seattle City Council vote on police labor contract generates political friction right down to the wire — The council vote over whether to ratify a tentative labor contract between the city and its rank-and-file police union is generating political friction right down to […]

Women win ● Get smart for Boeing ● Fanning the flames

Monday, November 12, 2018   ELECTIONS   ► In today’s Seattle Times — More power to women in government (editorial) — Tuesday’s election results mean more women will be joining Washington’s Legislature as well as Congress… It’s about time. Having more women in office isn’t just about numbers or bragging rights. Stronger representation means our state […]

Hanford fraud ● Hands off Mueller ● Halfway whole ● Toto-ly cool again

Friday, November 9, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Tri-City Herald — Billions are spent at Hanford each year. Report highlights risk of fraud and mismanagement — Millions of taxpayer dollars are at risk at the Hanford nuclear reservation if the Department of Energy does not oversee the site’s contractors and subcontractors more aggressively, according to […]

Bluer Washington ● Strike in Port Angeles? ● Sessions out, fix in?

Thursday, November 8, 2018   LOCAL ELECTIONS   TODAY at The Stand — Latest results: Schrier wins, legislative Dems make gains ► In today’s Seattle Times — Rossi concedes 8th District race to Schrier as new votes widen her lead — The 8th District has never before sent a Democrat to Congress. Schrier, a first-time candidate who rode […]

Doc leads Dino ● Split happens ● Motel 6 pays up

Wednesday, November 7, 2018   STATE ELECTIONS   LAST NIGHT at The Stand — Dems gain in Washington, but how much? ► In today’s Seattle Times — Kim Schrier leads Dino Rossi in 8th Congressional District — With about 196,000 votes counted Tuesday night, Issaquah pediatrician Kim Schrier (D) had 53 percent to former state senator Dino Rossi’s […]

Vote out the ‘lap dogs’ ● Boeing’s China plant ● Census power grab

ELECTION DAY Tuesday, November 6, 2018   LOCAL ELECTIONS   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Be a part of history and get your ballot in (editorial) — Voter turnout is expected to reach 75 percent or better for today’s election. Be a part of it. ALSO at The Stand — It’s Election Day. Your voice matters. VOTE! — If you […]

Massive voter turnout ● Life/death on the ballot ● More work in Bellingham

Monday, November 5, 2018   ELECTION   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Massive voter turnout marks end of volatile election year — With so much at stake up and down the ballot, turnout is expected to eclipse 75 percent. ALSO at The Stand — Issues matter. Your voice matters. VOTE! — Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Election Day. That means voters […]

More Shea refunds ● Marriott’s unhappy scabs ● What’s Going On… Tuesday

Friday, November 2, 2018   ELECTION   ► In the NW Labor Press — Republican operative sends counterfeit union mailings to mislead Washington voters — Republicans in several closely-fought Washington electoral races stooped to a new low this year: sending out mailings with labor organization logos to trick voters into writing in the names of candidates who aren’t running … […]

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