July 7, 2020 KING 5 News video

Washington businesses now required to turn away customers without face masks

“Those who fail to refuse service to customers who don’t wear masks can face fines and even lose their business license.”


Looking for a little more balance from WA government.

Promoting public safety Re: masks should extend to public safety related to protests on I-5.

WSP allowed public safety to be placed at risk:

Protesters had shut down the interstate for 19 days in a row, Mead said at a press conference.”

After enabling criminal conduct, WSP will no longer enable criminal conduct:

“Blocking a freeway is a crime and no longer are we going to enable that criminal conduct to continue,” said State Patrol Capt. Ron Mead, who made the decision to no longer close the interstate. “We are not going to be allowing protesters to access the freeway unimpeded, and there are consequences for criminal conduct.”

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Action on $30 car tabs

Send a sign that WA government serves the people. Get out of the way on the people’s vote to lower car tab fees.

May 5, 2020 KREM 2

What happened to $30 car tabs in Washington?

“When asked, Gov. Jay Inslee said he’d consider the idea of providing some relief from tabs, due to coronavirus, but so far no action has been taken.”


Prompt handling of unemployment claims

June 10, 2020 The Seattle Times

Washington state auditor will investigate Employment Security Department over massive fraud and delayed payments

“The announcement comes after months of cascading revelations about the looting of Washington’s unemployment system by scammers, including a Nigerian cybercrime network known as “Scattered Canary.” The state has acknowledged paying out between $550 million and $650 million in fraudulent claims while saying $333 million of that has been recovered with the aid of federal law enforcement.”

“Efforts by ESD to stymie the fraud have slowed payouts of benefits, causing a wave of anxiety and anger among furloughed and laid-off workers who have related horror stories about dealing with the agency’s overwhelmed bureaucracy. Some have sued over halted benefits.”


June 26, 2020 The News Tribune

Backlog of WA unemployment claims shrinks, but wait for payment might linger into late July for some


Discussion of reduced property taxes if schools remain closed.

March 13, 2020 Office of WA Governor Jay Inslee

Inslee announces statewide school closures, expansion of limits on large gatherings


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