Time is of the essence It’s time we “double down” on our effort to get an I-5 Columbia River bridge funding agreement in place right now. [“Oregon looks at building span across Columbia on its own,” NW Sunday, Sept. 8.] If we can’t get a Coast Guard bridge permit this fall, as well as negotiate a…More
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Productivity in the United States has fallen I must respond to the article on the Columbia River Crossing. [“Senators’ deadlock shutters Columbia crossing,” NW Tuesday, July 2.] After years of planning and an expenditure of $175 million the bureaucrats in charge of this debacle declare failure, close down the study and walk away. Gen. Eisenhower and his…More
Legislation for boats, but not guns? Does anyone else find it frighteningly ironic that the Legislature likely will pass much-needed legislation to help prevent costly mishaps with derelict ships, partly through tougher registration requirements, yet tighter gun-registration proposals can’t even get a hearing in the Rodney Tom-led Senate [“Owner of derelict ship gets 4 months...More