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Plagued by scandal, Harvard President Claudine Gay steps down

Claudine Gay

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—After mounting pressure ever since her congressional hearing on December 5 about rising antisemitism on university campuses, then plagued by allegations of plagiarism in several of her research papers by Seattle-based political activist Christopher Rufo, Havard President Claudine Gay announced her resignation on Tuesday, January 2. “It is with a heavy heart but a […]

House passes resolution condemning antisemitism on university campuses

antisemitism university campuses

WASHINGTON D.C.—The United States House of Representatives passed HR 927 on December 13, condemning antisemitism on university campuses and the testimony of university presidents in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The resolution passed with 303 yeas and 126 nays with all nays but one, Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-4), coming from Democrats. Snohomish […]

Bipartisan bill making Holocaust education compulsory introduced

Holocaust education

OLYMPIA—Senate Republican Leader John Braun (R-Centralia) and Senator Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) introduced legislation on December 15 requiring Holocaust education within schools to combat the rise of antisemitic sentiments in Washington. “The urgency for this bill was created by the attack on Israel on October 7 and the subsequent pro-Hamas demonstrations, increases in antisemitism, and even […]

32nd District virtual town hall recap

32nd District town hall

OLYMPIA, Wash., February 22, 2022 – Representative Lauren Davis, Senator Jesse Saloman, and Representative Cindy Ryu held a virtual town hall, February 16, to update the public on the current legislative session and answer any questions submitted through social media platforms. Rep. Ryu began with an update on her current work progress with Public Works […]

32nd District Virtual Town Hall

32nd district town hall

Join your 32nd District legislators for a live virtual town hall on Wednesday, February 16th from 6-7pm.Sen. Jesse Salomon, Rep. Cindy Ryu, and Rep. Lauren Davis will share their thoughts on their legislative priorities and answer your questions on the issues you care about. HOW TO WATCH FACEBOOK: The live video link will be posted […]

Community Justice Center on hold, 26 minutes, and an eleventh-hour letter

Community Justice Center

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 4, 2021 – The Lynnwood City Council voted, at its business meeting Monday, to postpone the vote to award the construction contract of the new $64 million Community Justice Center to FORMA Construction Company until September 13. The Council hopes that postponing the vote will allow more time to further investigate the Lynnwood […]

Voters reject Washington State taxes increases: Olympia on watch

WA State Taxes

Mario Lotmore | Last Updated: 11.26.2019 Washington State taxes- With the election season reaching its end, it is time to talk about the large number of advisory votes contained on the ballot this year. Advisory votes are a unique thing on the ballot; they are non-binding questions concerned with maintaining or repealing house bills. In […]

State Representatives shared 2019 Legislative accomplishments at 32nd LD Town Hall

32LD Townhall

By LUKE PUTVIN Residents of Lynnwood and Shoreline gathered at Shoreline City Hall on Saturday, June 29 to ask Senator Jesse Salomon and Representatives Cindy Ryu, Position 1, and Lauren Davis, Position 2, pressing questions regarding the district. The town hall was moderated by Wally Webster. “The first home I purchased was in Lynnwood, so […]

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