Influencing Olympia – Part I

People naturally want to be involved in the political process, but often, we have no idea an issue is being addressed until after the bill is passed and we read about it in the papers. How do we take action when it counts – when the bill is still going through the...

The Governor is Coming to Town

Today, the Governor will come to Lewis County and have meetings and a press conference on homelessness. He is very big on doing public press conferences, but he’s quite short on actually doing anything. You hear a lot about homelessness as one issue, but it...

Olga Miller is awarded the Longevity Award

Olga Miller was recently presented with the Longevity Award by the Lewis County Republicans at our Lincoln Day Dinner. This is the tribute that was presented by our Vice-Chair, Colleen Morse. Almost 20 years ago, my husband, Bill, and I moved south from an...

Update from Olympia – Budget

The legislative session is more than half over, but time is critical because next month will be too late – bills will pass quickly during the next few weeks. Action needs to take place now, if we are going to make an impact. Today’s message is budgets and taxes...