Mariya Frost from the Washington Policy Center talks mileage tax, Todd Meyers from WPC discuss the natural gas and home heating oil tax on the west side, 4th Congressional district Rep. Dan Newhouse dishes on the status of USMCA and impeachment.
Former NJ Gov. Christ Christie joins the show as well as Dr. Roger Stark from the Washington Policy Center, WA Secretary of State Kim Wyman says hi and talks voting, plus Miranda Hawkins from WPC talks outreach.
Eric Stahfled with the Freedom Foundation discuss the lawsuit regarding open negotiations between Lincoln County and the Teamsters Public Service union. Is there anything anyone can do about mass shootings?
Dave Konz with Terminal Barge Lines talks Riverfest 2019 and how the Snake River Dams changed the way traffic flowed on the Snake River. the new development project in the City of Kennewick will see money coming in from an interesting source.
The drama between the KSD and KEA continues as Day 1 of the school year was cancelled due to the strike. Chris Cargill, Eastern Washington Director from the Washington Policy Center joins us to discuss the State RCW regarding the strike and other issues surrounding it.
Kennewick PD Det. and Pres. of the WAFOP Marco Monteblanco discusses Kind County's decision to opt out of the LinX data sharing system due to Sanctuary ordinances. more on the negotiations between KSD and KEA.
Gov. Inslee says adieu to his Presidential aspirations and his intention to run for a third term as Gov. What has been thrown into disarray and what about that $4 million in additional funds spent on security?
Washington State Dept. of Health announces it's leaving the title X plan and guess who they want to pick up the lost $4 million tab, AG Bob Ferguson is good with Gov. Inslee running for a third term, but is everyone else? Which CEO of an online company announced he was part of the Deep State?
Lizette Figueroa with the US Census Bureau talks the importance of responding in 2020, the funding ties, and how secure your information is....then the Ungovernor does not get the call for the Climate Debate.
Kennewick Parks & Rec is hosting a class on Aug 24th for 14-18 years olds to teach them how to defend themselves from bullies, verbally and physically through basic martial arts training. Is this a good or bad idea and would you sign your kids up?
A group known as "nones" (athiests. agnostics, and non affiliated) are growing in Washington State. Does this mean people are leaning more towards personal faith and spirituality than organized religion?
Washington State GOP Chair Caleb Heimlich talks GOP Gubernatorial chances and Jay Inslee possibly running for a third term, plus Inslee's second piece of his platform and doxxing now being used by an elected official.
Todd Meyer, Environmental Director with the Washington Policy Center, joins us to discuss the latest survey released on the removal of the Snake River Dams....plus the FBI puts a new group on the Domestic terror watch list...but it isn't the obvious choice.
State Senator Keith Wagoner R- 39th District discusses the latest scandal impacting DOC, specifically at the Monroe Correctional facility in his district. You can know use a third gender option on your State DL and Id cards in Washington, but what didn't they think of?
Paul Guppy, VP or Research for the Washington Policy Center talk about the State Supreme Court decision to allow the Seattle voucher system to stay in place, and another State Supreme Court ruling might have added this group to the protected class list.
Assaults on police officers in Washington State 2018 occurred 3x more than hate crimes. is it time to considered protected status for Police/Fire/First Responders, or is there another way to address the issue?
We discuss the passing of former Independent Presidential Candidate Ross Perot, his impact on the system and if he paved the way for the Election of Donald Trump. One Dem drops out of the field of 24,only to be replaced by another one.
Kennewick is contemplating a new paid position. the Ethics Officer would oversee City Council complaints only and would be judge and jury. We debate the pros and cons and the questions this ordinance raises.
Dean Hain with Never Forget USA joins us for a powerful interview about their goal of increasing attendance and awareness of the 9/11 memorial service in Kennewick and to add a second service in the evening.
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center talks the recently released revenue forecast along with some positive changes that may be coming in the discussion with The Kennewick School District and The Kennewick Education Association.....see more transparency in negotiations.
Author, filmmaker, director, and producer Glen Dunzweiler talk about homelessness and how his experiences with them has led him to this conclusion regarding dealing with the situation. A Salvadoran an and his daughter die at the border, it's time to look at the hard truths around immigration.
ICE fires back at West Coast Sanctuary States by releasing a list of accused murderers and rapists in the Country illegally that were released back in to the community despite an ICE detainer request. What can be done to those elected officials and/or law enforcement agents that willfully ignore the requests and put the public's safety at risk?
Constitutional Scholar and founder of the Libertas West Project, Karen Lugo, talks the Citizenship question on the Census. Why is it important and what ramifications will SCOTUS decision have either way? Oregon passes two pot Bills, one out of the "Bag of Duh" the other out of the "Bag of Huh?".
Benghazi survivor Mark "Oz" Geist joins the show to discuss the "Battle of Benghazi" and his upcoming appearance at the Benton County Republicans Lincoln day Dinner. What was a prosecutor and judge thinking in King County regarding the sentencing of a rapist?
Should sentencing guidelines change to help with criminal/prison reform and to give judges more flexibility with sentencing? Even those thart enjoy alcohol acknowledge the dangers that exist with alcohol consumption, so why do marijuana proponents not acknowledge the dangers that exist there?
8th Legislative District Reps. Matt Boehnke and Brad Klippert join us in studio to dicuss the session that was and what is on the agenda for 2020. VidAngel Neal Harmon talks about the companies loss in court regarding a copyright infringement case and what the future holds. An attempted ban on plastic backfired badly.
Should elected officials be held responsible if they release criminals here illegally into the public and they commit a violent crime? What was your first dose of the real world after high school....and the Donkey of Shame styles and profiles!
Washington State Solicitor General talks about the recent ruling in favor of Hanford workers and against the Federal Government, plus DOE reveals the reasons why it is looking to cut funding at Hanford and it's not what you think.
A new website claims it can help you decide which candidates match your viewpoints by answering a certain amount of multiple choice questions. Is this helpful or another way to influence voters? KOMO Radio's Jeff Pohjola joins us in studio to discuss Seattle's dying and the Seattle City Council situation.
Could not reporting the name of a mass shooter help prevent more from from happening? we discuss a recent article published on that question. Representatives Bill Jenkin and Skylar Rude fron the 16th District join us to discuss the legislative session.
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is "taking the summer off" from his potential political ambitions.....does he come back? Why are we going more and more to the extreme to show our displeasure in things we don't agree with?
The State Supreme Court hears arguments regarding the State Legislatures responsibility under the Public Records Act. An emotional hearing in DC regarding the funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders and why was this hearing necessary in the first place?
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center discusses the coming State Supreme Court hearing regarding the Public Records Act. The Kennewick City Council named it's newest member and Robb talks about what it was like going through the process.
The Washington State Supreme Court upholds it's original ruling in the Arlene's Flowers case after it was vacated by the US Supreme Court. What is next for Baronelle Stutzman in her years long legal battle?
Parkland SRO Scot Peterson was brought up on 11 felonies and misdemeanors as a result of his actions during the shooting at the High School. Which is the worse of two situations when law enforcement is supposed to respond to a situation: inaction with bad results or action with bad results?
More on the charges against Parkland SRO Scot Peterson, why the Washington Independents movement failed, and the Seahawks are doing away with the Seagals and introducing guys to squad big deal or no big deal?
Why do school districts pay tax on certain items even though they are non-profits, and could not pay that tax save millions. There is movement at the top of the nominee chain for the Democrats, who has moved and why?
Todd Meyers, Environmental Director with the Washington Policy Center, discusses how the State is going in Carbon reverse, which isn't what the Governor has been preaching. The WHO has now recognized burnout as a medical affliction.....huh?
The decision on the process for filling the vacant Kennewick City Council seat has been revealed. Nick Straley Attorney with Columbia Legal Services joins us to discuss the results of their study on deaths of incarcerated individuals in jails in Washington State
22 in the Field and one running away with the nomination already. Is Joe Biden's early lead good for the Dems? Why has the abortion argument become front and center again and why didn't we see it coming?
Pasco Immigration Attorney Eamonn Roach discusses the immigration situation and how the President's plans may or may not impact it. What are the real issues and common sense solution that will never be accepted.
The UW campus rape list creator talks about her creation anonymously while placing names of individuals on her list that may or may not be guilty of anything. Residents in Seattle are finally noticing they might have a public safety issue.
Yakima City Manager Cliff Moore joins us to discuss the use of McCormick Air Center by I.C.E. for deportation flights. The President announces a new plan and approach to immigration and it's a 180 degree spin.
Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker discuss his career, what 2020 may bring, and what his future holds. Washington State jumps in to the Healthcare market, but single payer it is not and how could it become the best option between public and private.
Kennewick Police Chief Ken Hohenberg joins us to discuss the successful multi-agency sweeps that netted over a dozen gang related arrests. We discuss the liberal dysfunction when it comes to Sanctuary policies.
Energy Northwest CEO Brad Sawadski joins us to discuss the bright future for Nuclear in the clean energy climate and States that want to force a Presidential Candidate to release tax returns may be on the wrong side of the argument.
Remembering Moms this Mother's Day weekend. Former Kennewick High and current European Pro Basketball Player Bryce Leavitt joins us to discuss his attempt at breaking a Guinness record...with the communities help......and the Donkey Of Shame styles and profiles.
Why are we not hearing identifying information about the Colorado shooters? Maybe because it goes against the narrative.....and why race is still being brought in to visiting the White House...one writer wants white athletes to explain why they are going.
The Federal Department of HHS announces a new rule to prevent SEIU and other public service unions from skimming off Medicaid dollars that rightfully go to in home care givers. Erin Shannon from the Washington Policy Center joins us to discuss. Facebook goes on another banning spree as free speech is again targeted by the social media giant.
King County's prosecuting attorney says he will no longer charge those resisting arrest if the commit an act of violence against an officer in that process. What message does that send to police and the community?
Sheriff Jerry Hatcher and Michele Gerber with the Benton Franklin Recovery Coalition discuss the advocacy groups goals......Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center joins us a day after Sine Die to review the legislative session.
Chairman of the Washington State Republican Party, Caleb Heimlich, talks about their upcoming seminar in the Tri-Cities, the search for a GOP candidate for GOV and his thoughts on the session thus far, more NFL Draft talk, and the Donkey of Shame.
WA State Legislative Rep. Tina Orwall 33rd Des Moines, pops in to discuss her bill that will increase the processing of rape kits in the State labs and David Boze from the Washington Policy Center talks sessions, budget, and the lack of transparency.
Pasco City Councilman talks about the passage of a bill that would allow the city to vreate it's own PFD, paving the way building an aquatic center in the city and previewing the first round of the NFL Draft.
State Senator from the 16th Legislative District Maureen Walsh joins us to discuss her comments regarding nurses and the situation around it, Bernie Sanders thinks convicted felons should vote no matter what....well should they?
Ashley Gross with KNKX is Seattle joins us to discuss her story about School Districts around the State manipulating graduation rates. Two Connecticut lawmakers challenge each other to pee in a cup, and The Richland School District gets around to that Chromebook problem 18 months later
State Treasurer Duane Davidson joins the show to discuss the idea of a State Bank, Capital Gains taxes, the Rainy Day Fund, and being Governor for the weekend plus more on the moving of the needle exchange in Kennewick.
9th District Legislators Mary Dye - Pomeroy, and Joe Schmick - Colfax, talk about the newest assault being made on the Snake River Dams. Plus Robb starts making laws to affect the West Side since they like to make laws affecting us.
Pro Football Hall of Famer, Seahawk legend, and keynote Speaker at The Franklin County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner at the Pasco Red Lion Friday Night May 3rd, Steve Largent joins the show. Guaranteed 1st Rounder in the upcoming NFL Draft Nick Bosa, deleted a bunch of old tweets...why?
Legislative Representative from the 9th District, Joe Schmick, discuss the budget process and other goings on in Olympia, we recognize Gov. Jay Inslee Integrity Day, and why are men between 18-30 no less interested in sex than previous generations?
The announcement that the Mueller Investigation has concluded and the DOJ has the full report comes out late on a Friday afternoon, on the first weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. Why are they trying to bury this?
And, Jimmy Kimmel is Ed's choice to ride the Donkey of Shame for saying his Alma Mater, Gonzaga University, does not exist.
Jason Mercier from the WA Policy Center joins the show for the entire hour, talking about the goings-on in Olympia, from the budget proposals being released next week, to title-only bills, to a bill to make the T-Rex the State Dinosaur (no kidding).
It's 2019, be we are still debating whether or not to ban the book "Huckleberry Finn" in some parts of this country. What would Ed do if he taught a class using this book in the lesson plan?
And, Chief Investigator for the Washington chapter of MUFON, Daniel Nims, talks about some of the major UFO cases in the state's history and how many cases he's looked at are truly unexplained.
Dana Bieber from "Affordable Fuel Washington" talks about why the Low-Carbon Fuel Standards being debated in Olympia is a bad idea that's doomed to fail.
Florida lawmakers want to go after people who leave their animals behind during evacuating a disaster.
Updating the Amber Alert in WA and OR. 10-Nampa, ID girl eventually found safe in Cheney, WA, her mother taken into custody.
Should public, elected officials block people from their public social media platforms?
Amber Alert for a 10-year-old Nampa, ID girl unlawfully taken by her mother.
West Richland Police Chief Ben Majetic weighs in on the tragic shooting death of a Kittitas County Sheriffs deputy Tuesday night.
President Trump wants to cut Hanford funding for 2020. Will this force the DOE to be more efficient, or cause a negative reverberation throughout the area?
Nurses at Kadlec want higher wages, better paid leave...and more security at the hospital.