After primary thrashing, GOP could be SOL in Olympia

By Jerry Cornfield, Everett Herald  August 8, 2018 –  The Grand Old Party endured a good old-fashioned butt-whupping on primary night. Now, Republican leaders in the Legislature must come up with a stunning counterpunch in the next three months if they want to avoid governing in

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Republicans catch a glimpse of Washington’s blue wave

By Knute Berger, Crosscut August 7, 2018 – Blue waves or red tides — the August primary can offer hints for those looking for signs of these voter-made phenomena. This year, the Democrats were the ones on the lookout, and there were indications that there may be a few blue swells on the

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Bellevue neighbors rally as a welcoming community

More than 100 people rallied against hate on Aug. 5 in response to white supremacist fliers that recently resurfaced in Bellevue. Locals waved signs and called for kindness outside Crossroads Bellevue, gathering honks and cheers in support of a welcoming community. “I was so upset [when I

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TD-Friendly Legislators Honored in Washington

By SMART  July 13, 2018 – SMART Transportation Division’s Washington State Legislative Board, represented by Legislative Director Herb Krohn, gave awards to a number of state legislators supportive of the union’s safety efforts at July’s regional meeting. Receiving Golden Spike

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Senator Patty Kuderer Earns EMILY’s List Endorsement

Bellevue – Today, Senator Patty Kuderer announced her endorsement by EMILY’s List, a national organization aimed at electing pro-choice Democrat women to all levels of office. Kuderer is running for re-election in the 48th Legislative District, comprised of parts of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond,

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She Won’t Apologize for Supporting Unions

She won’t apologize for supporting unions By Laura Reisdorph on Yesterday, June 22 – 1:15pm Twitterc We sat down with Senator Patty Kuderer to shine a light on why public employees should support her Senate seat in LD48 (Bellevue). WFSE ENDORSED CANDIDATE We witnessed her

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