Usually when federal agencies review rules, they are planning to extend their reach further into our daily lives and our businesses.
I’ve made the drive between Sunnyside and the state Capitol too many times to count in my years representing the 15th Legislative District.
There is another recent state Supreme Court ruling that has not garnered as much attention nor as many headlines as the education funding McCleary decision.
I admit that when the subject is immigration, I’m what the media loves to call a “hardliner.”
Recently, some of America’s most respected statesmen announced a different strategy to reducing carbon pollution — one which is based on incentives instead of penalties.
The first time I placed my hand on the Bible and took the oath of office as a member of the state House of Representatives was in 1995. The atmosphere was charged with the spirit of reform.
In 2017, you should never be subjected to the use of the word, “gnarly,” unless you’re describing your latest faux Chippendale woodworking project.
Major new regulations affecting most of Washington’s dairy farms were announced by the state Department of Ecology in January.
Being an elected official in the Legislature means spending much of your time dealing with the law of unintended consequences. That is, dealing with outcomes unforeseen or intended by a purposeful action.
Small businesses — and the 550,000 risk-takers who operate them — are the lifeblood of communities across Washington state.
To avoid conflicts of interest on his investments, President Trump plans to “gift” hotel profits from foreign governments’ payments to the U.S. Treasury - gifts that will go directly toward paying down U.S. debt.
President Trump’s new get-tough attitude on immigration has already stopped one Mexican from coming to the United States.
Next weekend is the Super Bowl.
There are times when one generation of Americans may look at the next generation and focus on how different the fashions and manners seem from when we were younger.
What could be more cynical and cruel than convincing people who passionately care about the environment that you have a plan to save it when all you really have is a way to grab money and kill jobs?