Jerry Cornfield

Jerry posted 30 stories to Seattle Weekly.
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Without Budget Deal, Lawmakers Prepare for Special Session

And no one’s surprised.

  • Apr 21st, 2017 8:00am

There’s Plenty of Blame to Go Around for This Year’s Special Session

But when in doubt, just blame Sound Transit.

  • Apr 20th, 2017 6:30am

Immigration Agency Puts ‘Shame’ Reports on Hold

The reports were intended to call out those who denied requests to detain individuals without a warrant.

  • Apr 14th, 2017 8:00am

Democrats Advance Bill That Would Force Sound Transit to Alter License Tax

Diminished revenue would result in cuts to commuter rail and parking structures.

  • Apr 11th, 2017 6:00am

A Tax Change State Lawmakers Can Love? It’s Now Up to GOP

At least one Republican representative thinks it could bear fruit.

  • Mar 31st, 2017 7:00am

House Dems Propose Taxes on Wealthy, Businesses to Pay for Schools

Senate Republicans want to see the House commit to its $3 billion tax increase.

  • Mar 28th, 2017 7:00am

Can Sound Transit Quell the Car Tab Fury?

We may get a look at their strategy at today’s board meeting.

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 1:30am

GOP Bashes Income Taxes and Unions, For Politics if Not for Policy

Sen. Dino Rossi seems to be setting the stage next fall’s special election.

  • Mar 9th, 2017 10:10am

Sound Transit Is In the Hot Seat in Olympia

Lawmakers from both parties want the transit agency to change the way it calculates taxes for ST3. But it’s unclear whether it can do so.

  • Mar 6th, 2017 12:30pm

Faithless Electors Fight for Their Right to Buck Their Party

The three electors are each facing a $1,000 fine for not supporting Hillary Clinton.

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 1:30am

Death Penalty Abolition, Tighter Gun Controls, Die in Dem-Controlled Committee

AG Ferguson, 2-0 against Trump, goes 0-2 in the House Judiciary Committee

  • Feb 24th, 2017 11:50am

Who’d Pay Taxes Where Under the Dueling McCleary Plans in Olympia

Carbon polluters, investors, or people living in ritzy neighborhoods?

  • Feb 16th, 2017 10:30am