WA lawmakers are keeping secrets from the people again
Anonymous GOP lawmaker who canceled park funding is a coward
A coward sits on the Legislature’s budget committee. A GOP senator or representative killed funding for a land conservation project and doesn’t have the backbone to own that decision. It’s a sad day for democracy when elected public officials hide their official acts from the people.
Don’t give up on ‘housing first’
The murder of a resident of the Palms Inn in Santa Rosa this month serves as the tragic capstone of a tough year for local efforts to help homeless residents get into housing. The “housing first” approach favored by local leaders can work, and so can public-private partnerships to implement it, but there’s clearly need for improvement.