Posts tagged ‘Governor Inslee’

November 13, 2020

Are We Too Late?

by lewwaters

Governor Jay Inslee

Very crafty of Democrats to raise the alarm on Covid again, especially at this time. The first round of lock-down greatly harmed our economy, but President Trump was making steady progress rebuilding and improving the economy leading into the recent election.

Mysteriously, just as the election happens, we are somehow seeing implementation of the exact same steps that were implemented earlier this year and decimated the economy along with calls to not gather and forgo both Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings, due to claims of “surge” in Covid cases.

September 19, 2013

Benton Pushes Back on “Oregon Only” CRC/Light Rail (UPDATED)

by lewwaters

Senator Don Benton

Senator Don Benton

Once more we see a prime example of why Senator Don Benton (R. 17th) is maybe the single most hated person in office by the Lazy C, he continues to stand up for the struggling middle class taxpayer over special interests like Identity Clark County and the rest of those hoping to straddle that same struggling middle class family with higher taxes, fees and tolls to pay for an extension of Portland’s financially troubled light rail into Vancouver.

As we know, the CRC was declared dead, but like a monster rising from the ashes, powers that be are trying to breathe new life into it, calling for wasting more tax dollars and forcing the community to accept a bloated transportation project that they refuse to let the community vote on, knowing that it will likely fail, as it did before.

Oregon Governor Kitzhaber is behind pushing what he refers to as an “Oregon Only” approach with Clark County commuters being straddled with the expense through tolls and fares for those forced to ride light rail into jobs in Portland, once C-Tran reduces bus service to meet the requirements of light rail.

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