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The first time area aerospace machinists tried to claw back bits of Washington’s ginormous tax break to the Boeing Co., they found themselves up against national leaders of their union and the governor of the state. The next time, they won’t.
Community Events, April 2016
As the saying goes, “It’s better to beg for forgiveness than to ask for permission.” In Island County, however, you apparently don’t even have to beg for forgiveness. Sometimes, even if you’ve been flouting the law for years, you can still get permission to do what you want, just by eventually doing what the law required from the beginning.
I-732 won’t be pain-free, but it’s a good start to addressing a global problem.
If using medical marijuana will improve the medical conditions and comfort of our military veterans, then the federal government needs to get past its outdated view of pot as a Schedule I drug and allow vets access for treatment purposes through their VA doctors.
Question of the Week: Earth Day is April 22 — what do you do to help save the Earth?