Though the high body count of semi-automatic weapons captures Americans’ rapt attention one year after a mass shooting in a Florida high school, the incremental toll from handgun violence is where we really need to focus.
We’re glad students in Bethel, Peninsula and Yelm finally received good news this week with strong voter support for their school bonds. But that doesn’t let Washington lawmakers off the hook to drop the crippling 60-percent approval rule.
Good old-fashioned field organizing can help defeat the likes of Donald Trump. Year-round hard work helps ground candidates and campaigns in reality, writes Washington Democratic Chair Tina Podlodowski.