“Washington has lost a giant” says Senate Republican Leader of former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton’s passing

Published on August 19, 2020
Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, offered these thoughts on the passing of former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton. Gorton, 92, died Wednesday at his daughter’s Clyde Hill home, following a long and storied career in Washington politics as a state representative, House Republican Leader, state attorney general, U.S. senator from Washington state and elder statesman... Read More

State senator who served as police officer ‘disgusted’ by treatment of outgoing Seattle police chief

Published on August 11, 2020
Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, today responded to the announcement by Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best that she will retire, effective Sept. 2. Her announcement came just hours after the Seattle City Council voted to cut the Seattle Police Department budget by 14 percent, which will result in the firing of 100 police offers and the... Read More
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