Posted by Kate Martin on September 18, 2014
The Tacoma City Council could decide Tuesday (Sept. 23) whether to endorse a statewide initiative that would require background checks for all firearm sales.
Mayor Marilyn Strickland said Tuesday that she and council members Ryan Mello, Lauren Walker and Victoria Woodards will co-sponsor a City Council resolution to support Initiative 594. Strickland said she expects the council to have “an interesting discussion” on the topic.
Strickland said in a recent conference call that “I-594 is common sense legislation.”
Posted by Brad Shannon on September 16, 2014
The Pierce County Council member who grew up in Scotland and says the divisive issue has divided her own family still living in the highland nation. But she’d vote yes.
Posted by Melissa Santos on September 12, 2014
Allegations of impropriety continue to swirl in a right-leaning legislative district that straddles the Pierce and King county line. But as far as formal complaints go, there are now fewer to worry about.
Posted by Melissa Santos on September 9, 2014
Some political action committees in Washington pour big money into local elections this time of year. Then there are those other PACs – the ones that don’t make big donations or expenditures, but still aim to make a statement. Perhaps not surprisingly, the Hipster Political Action Committee of Washington falls into the latter category. Its slogan: “We wanted a better tomorrow before you did.”
Posted by Kate Martin on September 4, 2014
Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland will appear with two other mayors this Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Posted by Brad Shannon on August 29, 2014
Tim Sekerak joined the House as nonpartisan legal adviser 13 years ago and is returning to the city where he went to school.