Guest Editorial Guest Editorial RSS Feed Children are the beauty of the world Thu, 28 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT 2010-01-28T06:00:00Z 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. Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT 2010-01-26T06:00:00Z 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, 22 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT 2010-01-22T06:00:00Z 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. Fri, 15 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT 2010-01-15T06:00:00Z My agenda in Olympia for 2010 Mon, 11 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT 2010-01-11T06:00:00Z To stimulate the economy, stop trying to limit driving and start reducing congestion Mon, 04 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT 2010-01-04T06:00:00Z Climategate a symptom of modern “science” Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT 2009-12-30T06:00:00Z 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. Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT 2009-12-30T06:00:00Z Mammograms or bust Mon, 23 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT 2009-11-23T06:00:00Z Nothing like Thanksgiving Mon, 23 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT 2009-11-23T06:00:00Z 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. Fri, 06 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT 2009-11-06T06:00:00Z 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. Mon, 26 Oct 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-10-26T05:00:00Z 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. Mon, 26 Oct 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-10-26T05:00:00Z 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. Tue, 29 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-09-29T05:00:00Z 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. Thu, 24 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-09-24T05:00:00Z What about medical malpractice reform, Mr. President? Mon, 21 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-09-21T05:00:00Z Replicate success, not failure People have a lot of questions about the proposed federal health care reforms. But the most important question we should ask — perhaps the only one — is will “ObamaCare” work? Mon, 14 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-09-14T05:00:00Z Public option will lower private health insurance zero Responding to the concern that setting up a government-run public option insurance plan would inject politics into American health care, public option backers are saying, “Right. And that’s a good thing.” Tue, 08 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-09-08T05:00:00Z Labor Day meets Back to School An unfortunate pair   Mon, 31 Aug 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-08-31T05:00:00Z LSHS Morgan on stage at Seattle Children’s Theatre Mon, 03 Aug 2009 05:00:00 GMT 2009-08-03T05:00:00Z