Monthly Archives: July 2014

  • Jay Inslee’s decision to remove state police protection from state grain inspectors—who had been crossing a union picket line to do their jobs at the Port of Vancouver—has brought a billion dollar industry to a virtual standstill. The picket line was formed by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (Longshoremen) after being locked out in […]

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  • On Tuesday, President Barack Obama visited Seattle in order to attend two fundraisers. Obama’s stop was part of his West Coast tour to raise money for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and various Democrat super PACs. Obama’s decision to continue fundraising during various global crises has been met with criticism from both the left and […]

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  • Bellevue – King County Republican Party, partnered with Northwest Republican Community Fund, and in coordination with other partners in the King County community, will be sponsoring a supply drive to benefit the wildfire victims in Central Washington. Items specifically requested are: ·         Generators – 10KW or 50KW ·         Baby formula, diapers, wipes ·         Cases of bottled water ·         Sleeping bags, blankets ·         Non-perishable […]

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  • Summer—the season to relish great weather and great books. As you assemble your summer reading list, we here at the KCGOP put together a list of our recommendations to help you make your decisions. So, kick-back and enjoy the sunshine in the company of a good book! KCGOP Chair Lori Sotelo recommends, Autobiography of Thomas […]

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  • Perhaps the biggest challenge King County government faces is the need for transportation reform. Just a few months ago, voters said NO to Proposition 1, the Democrat-led attempt to throw even more hard-earned taxpayer dollars at the broken transit agency that is King County Metro. By doing so, voters sent a clear message of the […]

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  • Government irresponsibility is an increasingly common theme of headline after headline. Yesterday, the American people learned that the federal government mishandled nearly $100 billion of their hard-earned taxpayer dollars—that’s in 2013 alone. Of course, quite ironically, the news broke on the heels of new developments in the IRS scandal involving the mysterious disappearance of former […]

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  • On Monday, the Seattle City Council voted to repeal regulations they previously placed on the ride-share industry—companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. The repealed regulations “limited the number of drivers allowed to use each of Seattle’s ride-sharing services at any one time to 150.” The City Council spent a better part of a year debating […]

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  • The Fourth of July is a time for Americans to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776—the day our nation’s Founding Fathers took their courageous stand for freedom and liberty. It’s a day that has been celebrated throughout American history—no matter the circumstance—as Independence Day. General George Washington commemorated 1778’s […]

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