The News Tribune has endorsed Steve O’Ban, Dick Muri and Christine Kilduff in their respective races in the 28th District. Click through to The News Tribune website to find our why…
“University Place voters will decide next month whether to pay more taxes to keep the city’s police force from cutting staff.
“If voters approve the increase Nov. 4, utility taxes in the city will go from the current rate of 6 percent to 9.5 percent. That will allow the department to maintain staffing levels and eventually grow by three deputies and one patrol sergeant, officials say.”
Read the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story in The News Tribune.
The Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum in the Steilacoom Town Hall (1717 Lafayette Street) on Wednesday, 8 October (7 pm). Do you have a question for any of the candidates seeking positions in the:
- 10th District US Congress
- 28th District WA State Senate
- 28th District WA State Legislature
By Lucinda Wingard
All four League of Women Voters of Tacoma Pierce County Unit meetings for October will be devoted to the topic of November 4th general election ballot issues. This will include a discussion of the three state wide initiatives and two advisory votes. [Read more...]
The topic of our next weekly meeting on Oct 2, 2014 will be:
Candidates for State Rep. 28th Legislative Pos. 1- Richard (Dick) Muri, Mary Moss; and
Candidates for State Rep. 28th Legislative Pos. 2- Paul Wagemann, (Christine Kilduff–invited)
(Steve – MC) [Read more...]
I do this every two years or so because I believe it is important – plus, the campaign signs littering the landscape inevitably reminds me. I also have a lot of fun gleaning email addresses from my voter’s guide to seek out and send these thoughts to the candidates that will represent the young people in Lakewood.
I want to remind you that even though they can’t vote, nor can they contribute financially to your campaign, young people do matter.
“State Rep. Tami Green, D-Lakewood, hasn’t kept pace with her opponent, Republican state Sen. Steve O’Ban, when it comes to fundraising and campaign spending.
“That may change soon, though, since this week Green gained the support of a environmental political action committee backed by California billionaire Tom Steyer.” Read the rest of Melissa Santos’ story at The News Tribune.
Pierce County Councilman Dr. Stan Flemming is pleased to announce that in addition to the recent endorsements he has received from the Local Firefighter’s 3152, Tacoma Police Union #6, Pierce County Deputy Sheriff’s Guild, and the Pierce County Corrections Deputy’s Guild, he has been notified that he has received the endorsement of the Washington Education Association – Tacoma Council.
Pierce County, WA. — Pierce County Councilman Dr. Stan Flemming is pleased to announce the endorsements of the Firefighters Local 3152, Pierce County Corrections Guild, Pierce County Deputy Sheriffs Guild and the Tacoma Police Department Union #6.
The Lakewood Republican Women PAC Western BBQ will be held Friday, September 26 (6 pm) at the Tacoma Country & Golf Club. The guest speaker will be Joyce McDonald (10th Congressional District Candidate). Cost is $35 per person (prepaid) or $40 (at the door). [Read more...]