Jerry Cornfield

Jerry posted 23 stories to Seattle Weekly.
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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

Why Your U.S. Rep Is, or Isn’t, Attending the Inauguration

While some see attending as an act of respect, others consider it a show of support for Trump.

  • Jan 19th, 2017 1:30am

Calling it Now: Special Session

Less than a week into the session, lawmakers have already set themselves up for overtime.

  • Jan 12th, 2017 1:30am

How Politics Surprised Us, and Didn’t, in 2016

Nationally few things were predictable. Locally, few things weren’t.

  • Dec 29th, 2016 1:30am

Bernie Supporters Seem to Be Staging a Revolt in the Washington Democratic Party

Progressives want Tina Podlodowski, not Jaxon Ravens, to lead the state party.

  • Dec 22nd, 2016 1:30am

Meet the Washington Electors Planning to Go Rogue

They are part of a longshot effort to deny Trump the presidency.

  • Dec 15th, 2016 1:30am

Inslee Is About to Fire the Opening Salvo of the Great 2017 McCleary Fight

Here’s what to watch for.

  • Dec 8th, 2016 1:30am