The TNT Editorial Board endorses Sen. Mark Miloscia and Claire Wilson to face off for the 30th Legislative District Senate seat, and Rep. Morgan Irwin and Mark Boswell for a 31st District House seat. We’re not endorsing for 31st District Senate.
For the 29th Legislative District, The News Tribune Editorial Board endorses Melanie Morgan over Rep. David Sawyer, her fellow Democrat. Sawyer, while capable, has behaved unprofessionally and consequently lost effectiveness.
Only a handful of prominent Republicans have been brave enough to condemn President Trump head-on for his shameful announcement that he trusts the word of Vladimir Putin over that of the U.S. intelligence community.
Tacoma should let Seattle work out the kinks with its outright ban on disposable straws. Tacoma leaders should take their time and collect public input, like when they implemented a plastic bag ordinance a year ago.
For the primary election in the 26th Legislative District, The News Tribune Editorial Board endorses Marty McClendon and Emily Randall to advance for the Senate seat. For two House seats, we pick Naomi Evans, Connie Fitzpatrick, Michelle Caldier and Joy Stanford.