Monthly Archives: January 2009

Some good Washington political blogs

Here are some even-handed Washington political blogs that you might enjoy. Most of them offer straight professional reporting on Washington State politics (not the Rush Limbaughs or Keith Olbermanns of the world), but there is some opinion in there as … Continue reading

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Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (1/22 10:00 AM)

Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (1/22 10:00 AM): “Work Session: The recommendations of the Basic Education Finance Task Force, Response to the recommendations: League of Education Voters, The Full Funding Coalition, Minority Reports.” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn’s press conference on scrapping/changing/renaming the WASL

Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn’s press conference on scrapping/changing/renaming the WASL: (Via The Capitol Record.)

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Lawmakers argue against a pay raise

Lawmakers argue against a pay raise: “House Majority Leader Lynn Kessler, D-Hoquiam, and Senate Majority Caucus Chair Ed Murray, D-Seattle, asked the Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials today not to give them a raise.” Michelle sat on … Continue reading

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Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea

Buy Christine Garwood‘s Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea Crackpots are fascinating people. What makes a person cling to irrational beliefs in the face of mountains of evidence? Holocaust deniers, moon shoot doubters, and young Earthers all have … Continue reading

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Combating Autism Advisory Council (1/9 9:30 AM)

Combating Autism Advisory Council (1/9 9:30 AM): “The Combating Autism Advisory Council convenes a meeting on the capitol campus in Olympia.” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography

Buy David Michaelis‘ Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography!

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