DOC is looking to release even more inmates for this reason and Robb and end talk with Lee Smith, author of The Permanent Coup: How Enemies Foreign and Domestic Targeted the American President, regarding what role, if any, Gen. Jim Mattis played in attempting to remove President Trump.
Patrick Nolan Founder and Director Emeritus of Nolan Center for Justice Reform joins the show to discuss the George Soros influence in local elections and breaking news throws 2020 in a whole other realm.
What a new poll says about likely voters and their concerns about policing in the current climate, a local State Senator call for an investigation into Apple-gate and Oregon doesn't have a law punishing this transgression.
Chris Leyba, Candidate for State Auditor, joins the show to tell about how he is helping those affected by the wildfires in the state and a new study shows just how little the younger generations are learning about the Holocaust.
State Senators with the GOP ratchet up their calls for a special session under these circumstances....how town in PA dealt with rioters.....and the Sheriff election in New Hampshire produced this response from an unexpected primary winner.
The President is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and accusations from Watergate Reporter Bob Woodward on the handling of the Coronavirus Pandemic look to again hurt the President's chances for re-election.
Max nelson, Labor Policy Director with the Freedom Foundation, joins the show to discuss the latest on the discrepancies with COVID death in the State and the recall petition against Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher is allowed to move forward.
State Senator from the 9th District and Senate Republican leader Mark Schoesler and former WA Secretary of State Ralph Munro join the show to discuss the passing and the legacy of former U.S. Senator and WA State Attorney General Slade Gorton.
Why the Census is so important o Eastern Washington and what might happen if this side of the Sate doesn't increase returns by September 30th. The recall against Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin is moving forward, vanishing mailboxes, and more police defunding in other areas of the Country
US Congressman from the 4th District, Dan Newhouse, discusses the final EIS report regarding the Columbia and Snake River Dams from the US Army Corps of Engineers, as well as the talks around a new stimulus and would any of the proposed reforms to H2A have impacted COVID `19 positively or negatively and the latest primary election results.
Chris Cargill, Eastern Washington Director for the Washington Policy Center, joins the show to discuss the WPC's new camapign called "Free Markets Destroy_______" Robb and Ed discuss the latest COVID numbers in the area and the latest election results.
Ron Higgins, Candidate for Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, discusses his race and gubernatorial Candidate Joshua Freed talks about his Tri-Cities event and why he should be the next Governor of Washington State.
Dr. Dean Hart, microbiologist and virologist joins the show to discuss COVID 19 and why the Seattle Times endorsement of Gov. Jay Inslee is another reason to ignore the media when they tell you how to vote.
Kim Lehrman, Candidate for Franklin County Commissioner District 1, joins the show to discuss her race and current Richland City Councilman Michael Alvarez discusses his run on the other side of the river for Benton County Commissioner District 1.
Tim Eyman, Candidate for Governor, joins the show to discuss his race, Liv Finne, Education Director with the Washington Policy Center, talks about the correlation between school bonds and increased property taxes.
The Governor talks about the potential of rolling things back, Robert Bordner, owner of Slidewaters water park in Chelan talks about their battle with Jay inslee, and the announcement of the name for the Seattle NHL team.
Rep Bill Jenkin from the 16th Legislative District joins the show to discuss his run for the State Senate seat in the 16th, the Washington Redskins become the team formerly known as, and the continued de-evolution of Seattle and Portland.
WA State GOP Chair Caleb Heimlich joins the show to discuss an investigation into potential election misdeeds and the results of the latest Crosscut poll plus the continued growing frustration regarding COVID 19.
WA State FOP President Det. Marco Monteblanco discusses their release in support of the Benton County Sheriff's Guild regarding the desire to recall Sheriff Jerry Hatcher. How does a recall work and what are the extremes doing to politics.
VJ Meadows, Executive Director of the Tri-Cities Food Bank, joins Robb and Ed to discuss how they are faring as the pandemic continues. Mark Manthei with Summit Funding talks forbearance and how the mortgage finance business continues to operate inside all of the changes during Covid-19.
Rep. Mary Dye, 9th legislative District joins the show to discuss Potato Growers giving back during the pandemic and the overall situation in the her district plus are the messages and results becoming mixed on COVID-19
Todd Meyers, Environmental Director with the Washington Policy Center, discuss COVID-19 and how it hasn't impacted the environment. Kathlen Wierschke with Refrendum 90 talks about the petition drive to overturn the sex ed bill passed in the State Legislature.
Joel Bouchey, regional coordinator with the Inland Northwest AGC, talks about the Governor's reopening of some residential and private construction projects. The guys discuss the motivations behind some of the decisions, and the Donkey of Shame.
Discussing the pair of pressers Gov. Inslee gave over 18 hours and State Sen. Mark Schoesler from the 9th legislative District joins us to discuss the pressers and when should we get back to life as we know it.
Franklin County Commissioner Clint Didier discusses the motion he introduced against the Governor's Shelter in Place order and State Sen. and Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Fortunato discusses the status of I-976.
Discussing the rallies in Richland and Olympia over the weekend plus 8th Legislative District Rep. Brad Klippert discusses the Olympia rally and some interesting information regarding the Governor's State of Emergency and his powers therein.
Eric Moore, Owner of Excalibur Auto Group, talks how the restrictions and the modifications have impacted his business and the industry in the Tri-Cities. Where are we going with COVID-19 and are people growing tired of the shelter in place orders?
Sen. Mike Padden, 4th Legislative District, and Rep. Bill Jenkin, 16th Legislative District, talk about Gov. Inslee's order to release inmates due to COVID-19 and Ben Hanes talks about the protest against the shutdown of recreational fishing on Saturday April 18th at Columbia Point in Richland.
Special phone guest Alan Harvey, Attorney for Washington Fraternal Order of Police and Sheriff's Department Guild. Also, it's Friday so that means "Donkey of Shame". Today is also Ed's anniversary and he did well with avoiding being a donkey of shame.
Some counties are delaying the first half of property taxes (Benton is not one of them) so Ed was curious what that means for the state. He talked with Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson about the issue.
Special in studio guest Troy Lively, Service/Parts Director for McCurley Subaru and Mercedes, discusses how McCurley has adapted to COVID-19 conditions. Also, on the phone, we talk with Michael Miller, Owner of Proof Gastro Pub, on how COVID-19 has impacted his business and what they're doing to help out. Also, is social media helpful or more of a silencer?
Special phone guest today is Keith Sylvan, Owner of Farmer's Exchange, discussing how he's handling the COVID-19 issues. Also on the phone is Pasco's Mayor, Saul Martinez, discussing a letter being written and signed off by other mayor's asking Governor Inslee to reconsider residential construction workers as "non-essential".
Special guest Mark Manthy discusses how COVID-19 is influencing rates for housing, Governor Inslee signs a few bills over night that people aren't exactly happy about, such as ban on plastic bags, and he says more "non essential" employees need to shelter at home.
Robb and Ed talk with Numerica CU's Central Washington SVP Andy Stirling about steps they are taking to provide relief during COVID-19 and Bishop Joseph Tyson of the Yakima Diocese talks how the pandemic has impacted faith celebrations and what recourse is there for those that are struggling.
Are we closer of farther away from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream, James Abernathy from the Freedom Foundation joins the show to talk about the latest lawsuit against Unions in the wake of the Janus ruling.
What initiatives would not have passed if the legislature's attempt to ban odd year participation was proposed earlier? Rep. Brandon Vick from the 18th Legislative District talks about his bill to legalize sports gambling in the State, plus 2A rallies around the country.