Monday Sep 8
Rep. Larsen cites Terrace High in call for revising education standards
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen cited a program at Mountlake Terrace High School in calling for revising federal education standards. After visiting Terrace High, Larsen said that the school's robotics program is an example of a successful program that isn't considered in federal definitions.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
In Our View/2nd Congressional District: Rick Larsen earns re-election
Rep. Rick Larsen has been a conscientious, problem-solving lawmaker. Like former Rep. Norm Dicks, Larsen concentrates on long-term goals that demand years of brain-numbing hearings, sweat equity and coalition building.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
With Congress back, Export-Import Bank, rail congestion, and pilot drug use on week's agenda
Members of Congress return to the Capitol this week but will sprint through the next three weeks of legislative maneuvering before they head home for the 2014 campaign finale. Two transportation-related issues await action: a stopgap funding bill to keep agencies running past the end of the fiscal year on Sept.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Whidbey parents to be notified of No Child Left Behind failings
Within the next couple of weeks, many parents of Whidbey students will be receiving letters telling them that their elementary schools are failing them.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Based on voter turnout analysis, DelBene should win U.S. Congress seat
Fellow political reporter Samantha Wohlfeil is covering the races for U.S. Congress in Washington state districts 1 and 2, so I hope she'll forgive this little post, based on a statistical analysis I came across from RealClearPolitics.