The Puyallup Tribe of Indians opposes the location of the proposed liquefied natural gas plant on the Tacoma Tideflats. The LNG plant would be sited within feet of the Puyallup Tribe’s Reservation, schools and residences.
The state Supreme Court ruled last month that the Legislature is still out of compliance with constitutional “ample provisions” requirements litigated in the McCleary court case and demanded more money for schools. But the court ignored important issues of student equity.
The current tax reform legislation before Congress would undermine America’s strong educational diversity by making college significantly less accessible and much more expensive, according to a Tacoma university president.
Pierce County Superior Court Judge Jerry Costello often sees people at their worst. But there are parts of his job that are just plain fun, he writes, and presiding over the adoption of foster children is No. 1.
This year, Washington voters could lead the way and make our state a model by approving a proposed carbon tax initiative that is socially equitable. There’s a kickoff meeting in Tacoma on Thursday (Nov. 16).
Tacoma teens experience homelessness for many reasons, ranging from abuse to poverty to mental health issues. But I believe, bottom line, that every child should have a warm place to rest his or her head.
Veterans are fighting against increasingly radical efforts to sell off public lands to the highest bidder, or roll back protections and laws that have been in place more than 100 years, says a retired general from Fox Island.