Recommendations from Representative Jim Walsh on November 2019 election ballot statewide issues

STATEWIDE 1. Referendum 88 (citizens’ review of I-1000). REJECTED Initiative 976 ($30 car tabs). YES 2. Advisory Vote 20 (payroll tax hike for “long term care services”). REPEALED 3. Advisory Vote 21 (special B&O tax rate extension for timber-related industries). MAINTAINED 4. Advisory Vote 22 (sales tax hike on certain types of paint). REPEALED 5. Advisory Vote 23 (sales/use tax hike on certain vapor products). … Continue reading Recommendations from Representative Jim Walsh on November 2019 election ballot statewide issues

An Important Free Speech Ruling – Media Largely Ignored

By – Robert B. Charles Free speech is under fire around the country – and has been for the past decade. Nowhere is this clearer than on college campuses, where invited speakers have met violence, and students with traditional views face intimidation. None of this is good for America, but there is good news. A federal court just ruled in a case the media ignored. … Continue reading An Important Free Speech Ruling – Media Largely Ignored

Right to Free Speech Essay winners!

Congratulations to the three top winners for the Right To Free Speech Essay Competition; Zac Cooper from Wishram High School, Kinley Troh from Glenwood High School, and Grace Bland from Goldendale High School. The award ceremony was held at Klickitat County Commissioners Chambers today, where the commissioners awarded $500 each, sponsored by KCRP. Thanks to all who helped and participated. Continue reading Right to Free Speech Essay winners!