Offline but still downloading

  • Jerry Cornfield
  • Sunday, May 25, 2008 12:39pm
  • Local News

I turned the old computer off to reboot but there’s been a couple of things that I wanted to make sure you’d seen.

Like, the race for state schools chief is getting less crowded.

According to the Tri-City Herald, Richard Semler is dropping out.

Semler received the endorsement of the powerful teachers union, the WEA, in his bid to unseat incumbent Superintendent Terry Bergeson. If he does stay out of the race, look for WEA to candidate hop to Randy Dorn.

And Democratic Attorney General Candidate John Ladenburg won’t be earning the backing of a top Dem legislator – House Majority Leader Lynn Kessler.

Kessler sounds pretty adamant about it. The reason – she pushed a bill requiring local governments tape record executive sessions and he – the Pierce County Executive – opposes the idea. Here’s the story.

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