In response to the national controversy caused by their website blocking policy, Nonnewaug High School and the Regional School District #14 have issued a statement outlining a response. Instead of reversing the policy of blocking websites, however, the district has doubled down and imposed more “fairness” – leading to Nonnewaug blocking more websites. In the […]
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- Reps. McCaslin and Taylor release statement following governor’s partial veto of school siting bill April 26, 2017In a surprise move earlier today, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed section one of Rep. Bob McCaslin’s House Bill 1017, which would authorize the construction of schools and school facilities outside of designated urban growth areas. The governor’s veto means the bill will now only affect school districts in Pierce County. “It’s a shame the governor, despite his continued talk of […]
- Wyman gives treatment update: “The support really lifts my spirits and makes a difference.” April 26, 2017Secretary of State Kim Wyman says she is feeling upbeat and positive after two weeks of treatments for colon cancer. “I’m about one-third of the way through my treatments and I’m trying not to wear myself out,” Wyman said. “I really can’t thank everyone enough for their love, kind words and prayers these past few […]
- Sonics | Special Session | Snow Storm April 25, 2017Here are five things we think are worth keeping your eye on in Washington state politics this week – from DC to Olympia to Seattle. We’re building this Monday morning email to be a briefing of things we thing merit your attention for the week ahead. If you have suggestions on what to add, we’d […]
- Harvard Study Finds Restaurants More Likely to Close, Less Likely to Open After Wage Hikes April 27, 2017A Harvard University study found that raising the minimum wage increased the likelihood that restaurants, especially of lower quality, would close and made it less likely that new restaurants would open. The post Harvard Study Finds Restaurants More Likely to Close, Less Likely to Open After Wage Hikes appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Acosta Is New Secretary of Labor April 27, 2017Florida International University School of Law Dean Alexander Acosta will succeed Democratic Party boss Tom Perez as secretary of labor. The post Acosta Is New Secretary of Labor appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Rob Quist’s Faux Defense of Gun Rights April 27, 2017Montana Democrat Rob Quist has gone to great lengths through campaign ads to present himself as a defender of gun rights, but on Thursday he campaigned alongside vocal celebrity gun-control activist Alyssa Milano. The post Rob Quist’s Faux Defense of Gun Rights appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Only the Government April 27, 2017Only the government would complain when the number of customers using one of its services grows. At least, that’s the case with an article about the increase in freight traffic as UPS, FedEx, and other shipping companies make more deliveries due to on-line sales. Supposedly, a “siege of delivery trucks is threatening to choke cities […]
- Reason #4 to Stop Subsidizing TransitCities Need Low Taxes More Than Transit April 26, 2017Transit advocates like to claim that transit is somehow crucial to urban vitality, even in cities where only a few people use it. The reality is that lower taxes play a bigger role in urban growth–and spending more on transit means higher taxes. Transit almost certainly is crucial to New York City, where 58 percent […]
- Reason #3 to Stop Subsidizing TransitFew Use It and Fewer Need It April 25, 2017In 1960, when most of the nation’s transit was private (and profitable), 7.81 million people took transit to work. By 2015, the nation’s working population had grown by nearly 130 percent, and taxpayers had spent well over a trillion dollars improving and operating urban transit systems. Yet the number of people taking transit to work […]