What we are so sorely in need of here, in our country and everywhere, is a strong sense of community building, coupled with forward thinking and economically sound governance. Bless your hearts, but where is it in this instance?
I disagree with Ms. Russell’s letter arguing that the Democratic Party’s system of having super-delegates participate in nominating a presidential candidate is “not democratic” (page A4, April 15 Herald).
The pundit class was wrong then and they’re wrong now. Democrats, especially super-delegates, take note. As our nominee, Bernie Sanders will win the general election.
Last year, the Legislature passed a law mandating all kits must be sent to the state crime lab within 30 days of being collected. On April 1, one step further was taken when Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bipartisan bill that creates a system for tracking sexual assault kits. This means no more kits will sit untested on shelves, and survivors will be able to seek justice.
Following is a letter that I sent to Rep. Sherry Appleton earlier Tuesday.
What an amazing community we live and work in...Our efforts to raise fund does not stop now.