Jerry Cornfield

Electors to contest fines for not voting for Clinton | Cornfield

OLYMPIA — The next episode in a political drama sparked by President Donald Trump’s election will take place in a Tacoma office building Friday. There,… Continue reading

Bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants remove cap on property tax increases | Cornfield

A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s vaunted political commandments in order to restore a stream of dollars to schools… Continue reading

Bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants remove cap on property tax increases | Cornfield

A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of the state’s vaunted political commandments in order to restore a stream of dollars to schools… Continue reading

Vows to end I-405 tolls: Was it all just campaign talk?

Eliminating the express toll lanes on I-405 was a popular pledge of candidates on the campaign trail in Snohomish County.

Unlike some reps, Larsen and DelBene will attend inauguration

There may be a little extra elbow room for Democratic lawmakers at Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday. As many as 54 Democratic House members are saying… Continue reading

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature | Cornfield

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of Wednesday, there are only 102 days remaining in the regular session, even less when you… Continue reading

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature | Cornfield

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of Wednesday, there are only 102 days remaining in the regular session, even less when you… Continue reading

Fight over Planned Parenthood could just be starting | Cornfield

A politically contentious investigation by Congressional Republicans into the practices of Planned Parenthood and procuring of fetal tissue for research quietly concluded this week.

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017? | Cornfield

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017?

Historic election yields some new faces | Cornfield

Wow. Tuesday was crazy. Unforgettable. Historic.

Democrats shifting focus to down-ballot races with 12 point lead in governor’s race | Cornfield

A super PAC supporting Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has redirected hundreds of thousands of dollars from the governor’s race into getting more Democrats elected to the Legislature.

Democrats shifting focus to down-ballot races with 12 point lead in governor’s race | Cornfield

A super PAC supporting Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has redirected hundreds of thousands of dollars from the governor’s race into getting more Democrats elected to the Legislature.

Democrats shifting focus to down-ballot races with 12 point lead in governor’s race | Cornfield

A super PAC supporting Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has redirected hundreds of thousands of dollars from the governor’s race into getting more Democrats elected to the Legislature.

Personal nature of politics is on display in Washington state | Cornfield

The personal nature of politics is on display this week in Washington.

Democratic presidential nonimation not over yet | Cornfield

With all the attention given the heated contest for the Republican Party presidential nomination, it's easy to forget the battle to become the Democratic nominee isn't over.

Machinists backing efforts to redo Boeing deal, tie tax breaks to employment levels | Cornfield

The first time area aerospace machinists tried to claw back bits of Washington's ginormous tax break to the Boeing Co., they found themselves up against national leaders of their union and the governor of the state.

Three American questions for presidential candidates | Cornfield

Six years ago Brian Baird walked away from Congress, resettled in Edmonds and refocused on family.

Gov. Inslee’s relationship with the WEA… and charter schools | Cornfield

Gov. Jay Inslee was hanging out with his pals from the Washington Education Association Saturday morning when the subject of charter schools came up.

Not everyone is happy with 405 toll lane changes

Not everyone is pleased the state is letting drivers use the I-405 express toll lanes for free at night and on weekends starting Friday.

News and notes on AG and legislature | Cornfield

Time to catch up on a couple pieces of unfinished business around here.