Posted inBreaking News, Open Government, Policy Topics, Public Service

Jeff Sessions must resign — immediately

When Jeff Ses­sions was being scru­ti­nized by the Unit­ed States Sen­ate for the vital­ly impor­tant posi­tion of Unit­ed States Attor­ney Gen­er­al, he was asked by Sen­a­tor Al Franken what he would do if “any­one affil­i­at­ed with the Trump cam­paign” was found to have com­mu­ni­cat­ed with offi­cials of the Russ­ian Fed­er­a­tion. Ses­sions answered: “I have been called a […]

Posted inLegislative Advocacy, Policy Topics, Public Planning

Washington State Senate approves new Republican scheme to sabotage Sound Transit

With the “aye” votes of four Demo­c­ra­t­ic sen­a­tors, the Wash­ing­ton State Sen­ate this morn­ing passed a bill orig­i­nal­ly spon­sored by Repub­li­can Steve O’Ban that would wipe out Sound Tran­sit’s fed­er­at­ed board and replace it with a pan­el of trans­porta­tion czars hail­ing from eleven spe­­cial­­ly-drawn dis­tricts. The roll call was as fol­lows: Roll Call SSB 5001 […]