Republicans’ odd and repeated failures to come up with a health-care reform plan, despite controlling all branches of government, might be because the anti-government party doesn’t want to govern.
Sen. Maria Cantwell says funding cuts proposed in the latest Republican bill to repeal Obamacare would be devastating to the hundreds of thousands of children in Washington who are covered by Medicaid.
Democrats say the extra tax money is likely needed to fill holes in the current budget left after lawmakers struck a last-minute agreement to avoid a state government shutdown.
Is a South Seattle bus stop, where would-be passengers have to stand on a narrow strip of grass between the road and railroad tracks, the worst bus stop in America? One very informal survey says it just might be.
Eli Sanders, The Stranger’s associate editor, says he took the temporary job with the mayor’s communications team on the condition that he could later write about the experience for the newspaper.
It would be true progress to never again hear the phrase, “OK … but” — two words that are at the start of so many sentences addressed to women who dare to state their opinion or stake their claim in the world.
City budget director Ben Noble told the committee that the Oak View Group’s $40 million transportation fund payment is to be spread over a 39-year lease term. He suggested the city could issue public bonds against the pledged OVG money if it requires a lump sum in the short term.