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Daily Archives: December 16th, 2012

Rodney Tom to constituents: “I believe my credentials as a Democrat are rock solid”

Excerpt: Since announcing on Monday that he has decided to join with Tim Sheldon in engineering a new Republican majority in the Washington State Senate, Medina’s Rodney Tom has been fielding phone calls and emails from unhappy Democratic constituents in the 48th District who have told him in no uncertain terms that they regard his actions […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Legislative Advocacy, Open Government, Party Politics
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A modest proposal

Excerpt: In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings of December 14th, many are calling for reform of gun control laws, stronger gun control laws, a re-introduction of the assault weapons ban, and so forth. These are worthy conversations that should be had. To them I would add another idea. On Saturday, author Maureen […]
Written by:Jason Black
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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