Date posted: July 6, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Twenty One Non/Profit -Politically Active Groups Make up Radical Green Coalition BALLOTS OUT JULY 18th 2014 July 7th 2014 I receive e-mail updates from an organization called: The Environmental Priorities Coalition : Their stated Mission: “A network of leading environmental groups in Washington state. Formed in 2003, the Environmental Priorities Coalition selects priority issues each
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Date posted: April 25, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Filing for office is coming up from May 12th to May 16th and among the offices to file for this time is the Charter Review Commission. The Charter Review Commission was created by the freeholders who crafted Whatcom County’s Home Rule Charter in 1978. Here are the  Charter Provisions. Fifteen  people will be elected five
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Date posted: March 11, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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HE’S BACK: A guest writer for the Fourth Corner hits home on a Supreme Court Ruling. Legislating from the Bench: Tax Increase ordered by the State Supreme Court Most kids are taught at a young age the way our government works. My 6th grade daughter understands the separation of powers between the Legislative, Judicial and
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Date posted: March 11, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Is the County Council dropping Suit that is sparking statewide interest? Jan 21st 2014 Brenner effect Councilmen lead fight to drop suit against the unelected State Growth Management Board Decision. Newly Re-elected County Council Members Ken Mann and Carl Weimer have been outspoken in their determination to end Whatcom County Government’s court action against the
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Date posted: November 15, 2013 | Author: | No Comments »

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Nov. 11th, 2013 November 5th Election Results by the numbers:   Over $1,000,000.00 Spent on both sides for Four County Council Races. Average Turnout voting in each race (no under voters included) 50.7% For the money not much over average. Michelle Luke wins vote in Council 3rd District 51.6% Ben Elenbaas wins vote in Council
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Date posted: September 3, 2013 | Author: | No Comments »

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On July 18th, 2013  Whatcom County Democrats also known as WhatcomWins passed a resolution through their membership (over 80% yes) to ban any further development on Cherry Point and work “to educate the surrounding community as to the importance of preserving and restoring the lands and waters on and adjacent to Cherry Point.. The Democratic
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Date posted: July 9, 2013 | Author: | No Comments »

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All humans need food and water to survive…  The State Growth Management Board’s micromanaging will decide who has “rights” to water in Whatcom County… NOT common sense or our elected Whatcom County Council. The Bellingham Herald has an article here on a “Growth Management Board” decision concerning water rights in Whatcom County. The Herald’s headline
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Date posted: May 31, 2013 | Author: | No Comments »

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Sen. Doug Ericksen responds to Associated Press- tax supported Radio Stations story on “entertainment charges” Thank you for asking for more information with regards to the recent story in the newspaper about accepting food and meals from organizations while I am in Olympia. As you might expect, the newspaper article does not tell the entire
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Date posted: April 23, 2013 | Author: | No Comments »

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40th District Senator Ranker wants to re-institute $25,000 a month rent on Bellingham’s Department of Ecology Office. April 23rd, 2013 Democrats and Republicans vote to cut Bellingham office of Department of Ecology in upscale Fairhaven Neighborhood. They agree the rent is way out of line. . In a bipartisan NO tax increase budget approved by
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