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Sunnyside Mayor Suddenly Resigns at Heated City Council Meeting

It was standing-room only at the Sunnyside City Council meeting. It was a heated meeting that resulted in Mayor Mike Farmer formally resigning, and council voting out interim city manager, Frank Sweet. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports at least, 100 people packed into the room. One-by-one, almost a dozen approached

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A Saturday Conversation With 15th District Representative Dave Taylor [AUDIO]

Moxee's Dave Taylor was re-elected to his seat as a representative from Washington's 15th Legislative District in the last election.

Representative Taylor was a guest earlier this week on Newstalk KIT

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A Conversation With New State Commerce Director Brian Bonlender on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

 

Yakima's Brian Bonlender was tapped this week by Governor Jay Inslee to be the state's new Commerce Department director.

Bonlender served as Inslee's chief-of-staff and legislative director, running the congressman's office and acting as his primary advisor on economic issues. He

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A Conversation With Governor Jay Inslee on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

Former Selah attorney and U.S. Representative Jay Inslee was sworn in as Washington's 23rd governor earlier this month.

Governor Inslee was a guest on Wednesday's Mike Bastinelli show. He talked about Washington's new marijuana law, Yakima River Basin legislation, illegal immigration, pending legislation, and more

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Parental Notification Law Discussed on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

As the law in Washington State now stands, the parents of a minor daughter who is either seeking, or has had an abortion, do not have to have to be notified.

On Tuesday, the 40th anniversary of the Roe versus Wade decision, thousands of pro life supporters gathered at the State Capitol in Olympia

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Dial in, Telephone Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for Tonight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It may be early in the scheduled 105-day Legislative session, but that is all the more reason two lawmakers representing the 15th district want to hear from the people they represent. They have scheduled a telephone town hall meeting tonight. Representatives Bruce Chandler

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State Representative Matt Manweller Talks Politics on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

Central Washington University professor and newly elected 13th District state representative Matt Manweller was a guest on Friday's Mike Bastinelli show.

Manweller is a tenured  political science professor at CWU, and also taught high school math and economics

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Latinos and Asian-American Deciding Factors in Washington Governor’s Race

 

SEATTLE (AP) — Pollster Matt Barreto says Latino and Asian-American voters were the deciding factors in Governor-elect Jay Inslee's win over Republican candidate Rob McKenna.

Barreto estimates that about 140,000 Latinos voted in these past elections. Whi

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Inslee Announces Transition Committee Co-chairs

SEATTLE (AP) — Jay Inslee, Washington's governor-elect, has announced the co-chairs of his Transition Committee.

They are Washington State University President Elson Floyd, Renton School District Superintendent Mary Alice Heuschel and Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith

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Washington Governor’s Race Still to Close to Call

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — New ballots are having little impact on Washington's race for governor.

Election officials around the state tallied thousands of more votes Thursday, but Democrat Jay Inslee still held about 51 percent of the vote compared to 49 percent for Republican Rob McKenna

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