How about that 3rd and final Presidential Debate? Yes, while it was mistakenly billed as the last presidential debate, there is a much larger 4th and final presidential debate coming up on November 8, 2016. Charlie Black of The Wall Street Journal reported that no matter who wins the presidency, a record-breaking number of Americans […]
Dr. Sid Olufs will give a talk titled “Making Sense of the 2016 Presidential Election.” In response to the unimaginable behavior in recent debates, he will attempt to answer the questions: What do social scientists have to contribute to our understanding of elections? Is this presidential election really atypical?
Submitted by Cynthia Endicott The Pierce County School Retirees Association and the League of Women Voters are hosting a “Meet and Greet” at the Tacoma La Quinta on Thursday, October 20. 3-6pm. $5 includes coffee, cookies fruit, cheese and crackers. No host wine bar. Current and retired educators are encouraged to meet with their candidates. […]
Classy Chassis is offering something new this election season that will help each voter’s choice be counted and tallied along with others in the community! At three of Classy Chassis’s Pierce County self-serve car wash locations you’ll find 2 designated wash bays labeled with banners for the “voting” — wash in the one on the […]
As of Monday, October 3, the Tillicum Community Center has a locked box to insert your ballot for the upcoming General Election. No stamp required, just place your ballot – including sealed secrecy and Oath envelope (all required for your vote to count) – in the box at the front desk.
On Saturday Oct. 8, Ray Tennison, former CEO of Simpson Investment Co. (Timber Co.) will speak at 11 a.m. at the Cloverleaf in Tacoma. Tennison will talk about the impact government over-regulation had on Simpson’s operations. Learn why Simpson sold all of its Washington manufacturing plants except for one and is now just growing timber. […]
By Deryl McCarty, South Hill The TNT endorsed Pat McCarthy for State Auditor. Why? Because (1) We need to keep a “253” voice at state; (2) Pat ran a pretty good Auditor shop; and (3) her County Exec time has been notably free of corruption and contention (except for the county office building and suing-her-own-citizens disasters.) […]
Faith Action Network is sponsoring a 28th Legislative District Candidates forum on Tuesday, October 4 7:00-9:00 PM at the United Church in University Place, 3912 Grandview Drive W. in University Place. The following candidates are expected to attend: SENATE; Steve O’Ban & Marisa Peloquin. HOUSE; Dick Muri & Mari Leavitt HOUSE: Christine Kilduff & Paul Wagemann. […]
On October 1, 2016, a first-ever state tax credit to incent employers to hire veterans, authored by State Senator Steve O’Ban, goes into effect. Washington State has more than 340,000 resident veterans, yet it has one of the highest veteran unemployment rates in the country.
From KING 5 TV: “One neighborhood in the South Sound says it challenging for residents to vote, even with the mail-in system.”