Mon, Mar 15, 2010
Time to adopt better system for funding higher education
A few weeks ago, nearly 400 students rallied at the state capital to support Washington’s higher education institutions.
Mon, Mar 8, 2010
ObamaCare: What happens now?
The much anticipated health care summit was held recently in Washington, D.C. President Obama controlled the microphone and served as moderator, timekeeper, and chief negotiator with the Republicans.
Tue, Mar 2, 2010
Robbing Peter to pay Paul is bad money management
Tue, Feb 16, 2010
Respect in retail is a two-way street between customers and employees
Mon, Feb 8, 2010
The Jobs Act: Let’s put people back to work
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Thu, Jan 28, 2010
Children are the beauty of the world
Tue, Jan 26, 2010
Made in Washington – A plan to preserve, restore jobs in our state
When I hear the words “Made in Washington,” I think of the quality and craftsmanship of products and services in our state.
Fri, Jan 22, 2010
Lessons learned can turn into thoughtful legislation
Tina Griswold. Ronald Owens. Mark Renninger. Greg Richards. Two months ago, most of us didn’t know their names. Now, we think of the brutal shooting that took these four police officers’ lives in Lakewood
Fri, Jan 15, 2010
Once upon a one
As we begin 2010 with New Year resolutions one thing is clear—there are no redos! 2009 lies far behind and every decision of the past has led to where we are now.
Mon, Jan 11, 2010
My agenda in Olympia for 2010
Mon, Jan 4, 2010
To stimulate the economy, stop trying to limit driving and start reducing congestion
Wed, Dec 30, 2009
Climategate a symptom of modern “science”
Airborne 787 lifts Christmas spirits
With America’s economy in the tank, political rancor in our nation’s capitol, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the senseless killings of five police officers in our state, we needed a bit of good news to jolt us into the Christmas spirit.
Mon, Nov 23, 2009
Mammograms or bust
Nothing like Thanksgiving
Fri, Nov 6, 2009
Op-Ed from Senator Patty Murray celebrating Veterans Day:
Today we gather to celebrate and honor the great courage and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans.
Mon, Oct 26, 2009
Library levy is needed for local communities
My daughter and two-year old grandson Ari used to go to Seattle regularly to visit the zoo. The current economy has changed that. Now, their destination is the library – for toddler storytimes, children’s books, or free DVDs.
Creativity in Olympia can lead to meaningful education and lower health care costs for you
While I don’t support government-run plans, I do think there are solutions for decreasing costs and increasing access.
Tue, Sep 29, 2009
Health reform on a dime
While Washington once again debates reforming our health care reform system, the states have marched on. Washington-based proposals, like those currently before Congress, are too expensive and ignore the fact that most Americans don’t want and are concerned about a big-government takeover of the U.S. health care system.
Thu, Sep 24, 2009
Obama and End-of-lLife Care
As a member of a hospital geriatric emergency team, I’m on the front lines of a major health care issue that need immediate attention.
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