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Community association ensures Clearview area gets noticed by politicians

CLEARVIEW — Residents of this one-mile stretch along Highway 9 south of Snohomish a few years ago formed a community association to get their concerns in front of lawmakers. Now they're seeing some success in getting their political issues on the table.They'll have the...

Date: 08/17/2015 | Local News

No 1st District Democratic meeting Monday

The 1st District Democrats will not have their normal monthly meeting Monday. Instead, the District Democratic organization will have its annual picnic Saturday, Aug. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Brightwater facility on highway 9 north of Woodinville.

Date: 08/10/2015 | South County Politics

MLT to use state money, grants, local money to revitalize Main Street

Mountlake Terrace plans to combine the money that will come from the state capital budget with previously allocated state money, money from other grants and money from local bonds to pay for the planned revitalization of Main Street in a few years.

Date: 07/23/2015 | South County Politics

Mountlake Terrace gets state money for revitalizing Main Street

Mountlake Terrace will get financial support for revitalizing Main Street as part of the state’s capital budget that the governor signed Tuesday.

Date: 07/06/2015 | South County Politics

County exec candidates to speak to 1st District Democrats Monday

The two Democratic candidates for Snohomish County executive will face questions in a forum at a meeting of the 1st Legislative District Democrats Monday in Bothell.

Date: 06/05/2015 | South County Politics

State Reps. Kagi, Ortiz-Self, Ryu not surprised about special session

When Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he expects to call the legislature back for a special session, local representatives weren’t surprised.

Date: 04/23/2015 | South County Politics

State Democrats look at caucus system for presidential nomination

Washington state Democrats expect to use a system of caucuses and conventions to choose delegates to the 2016 national presidential nominating convention.

Date: 04/16/2015 | South County Politics

Liias bill on payday loans nearly dead in legislature

A bill on payday loans, sponsored by Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias, appears to be dead for the current legislative session.

Date: 04/13/2015 | South County Politics

1st Legislative District Democrats meet Monday

The 1st Legislative District Democrats will meet Monday at the International Union of Operating Engineers Hall in Bothell.

Date: 04/10/2015 | South County Politics

Legislative District town-hall events Saturday in 1st, 21st, 32nd districts

Legislators from the 1st, 21st and 32nd districts will play host to town-hall meetings Saturday.

Date: 03/12/2015 | South County Politics

Incumbent Democrats lead in 1st Legislative District

Each of the two incumbent 1st Legislative District Democratic state representatives is headed for a fourth two-year term.

Date: 11/17/2014 | South County Politics

GOP makes gains in state Senate; race for open House seat very close

The battle for an open House seat in Snohomish County remained undecided Tuesday night.Only a few hundred votes separated Republican Mark Harmsworth and Democrat Mike Wilson, who are competing to succeed Mike Hope, the Republican lawmaker who resigned in July.

Date: 11/04/2014 | Local News

2 Democratic legislators have opposing views on class-size initiative

Democratic 1st Legislative District State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe and Democratic 21st District State Rep. Mary Helen Roberts have opposing views on Initiative 1351,which would require the Legislature to pay to reduce class sizes throughout the public-school system.

Date: 10/30/2014 | South County Politics

A few final legislative endorsements before Nov. 4

Snohomish County's registered voters should have already received their ballots from the Auditor's Office. Voters have between now and Nov. 4 to mark their choices and get the ballots in the mail. If...

Date: 10/23/2014 | Editorials

Different approaches to jobs, transportation, education

Democratic state Rep. Derek Stanford was coasting toward re-election to another two-year term. He had no opponent. Then Republican challenger Mark Davies lodged a write-in campaign in the August primary...

Date: 10/10/2014 | Local News

Same goals, different strategies for District 1 House rivals

It’s gearing up to be a close race. Democratic state Rep. Luis Moscoso held a narrow lead over Republican challenger Ed Barton in the top-two primary election for Washington’s House of Representatives.

Date: 10/04/2014 | Local News

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