Washington state becomes national leader – in overdose deaths
Legislature’s two-year experiment with weak, unenforceable laws against hard drugs brings death across the state, say members of Senate Freedom Caucus OLYMPIA – Washington state has become a national leader in drug-overdose deaths, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and senators say credit goes...
AUDIO: Democratic proposal for compulsory voting is ‘un-American,’ senators say
You’d be required to vote under a bill proposed by state Senate Democrats. Tracy Ellis explains.
Democratic proposal for compulsory voting is ‘un-American,’ senators say
Unprecedented in U.S., bill would require Washington residents to cast ballots in every major election, end right not to vote OLYMPIA – A proposal from Democratic lawmakers that would require Washington residents to vote in every major election is an assault on freedom of speech and a fundamental American principle,...
AUDIO: Governor’s new stand against homeless camps leaves senators wondering: What took so long?
The state Senate Freedom Caucus says the governor is finally telling people what they want to hear about homelessness, but it’s meaningless unless hard-drug penalties are restored.Tracy Ellis explains.
Honoring Doug Ericksen, WPC’s 2022 Champion of Freedom
Nimble in speech and quick of mind, Senator Doug Ericksen was first and foremost, a gifted communicator. When confronted with a policy challenge, Senator Ericksen was a master of verbal jujutsu, stripping an issue to its core question and striking back with an analogy that put his opponent on defense....
AUDIO: Freedom Caucus accepts Inslee invitation, waiting for response from governor
A group of Republican state senators say they want to take the governor up on his offer to sit down and show them his COVID numbers, but he isn’t getting back to them.Tracy Ellis reports.