Jerry Cornfield

Jerry posted 94 stories to Bainbridge Island Review.
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Civic education is now the topic in Olympia | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Maybe it’s the constitutional scrap incited by the McCleary school…

  • Feb 9th, 2017 12:53pm

Property tax cap is on the table | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — A bipartisan alliance of lawmakers wants to rewrite one of…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017 1:57pm

Trump ripples reach Washington state | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — In his first week, President Donald Trump is effecting quite…

  • Feb 1st, 2017 1:30am

Room for more | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — There may be a little extra elbow room for Democratic…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 1:30am

We’re already talking about a special session | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of…

  • Jan 13th, 2017 11:13am

Battle royale for Democratic Party | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — A fierce fight is under way for the top leadership…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016 3:30pm

The disobedient one | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — If by some chance Alexander Hamilton could transport through time…

  • Dec 15th, 2016 3:59pm

Inslee gets set for second term | The Petri Dish

Officially, Gov. Jay Inslee’s second term doesn’t get underway for another month.…

  • Dec 8th, 2016 1:43pm

What’s at stake this election | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — You will be hard-pressed to find many in Washington who…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 9:01am

Ferguson File not completely full | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s latest newsletter of legal wins and political initiatives arrived by email last week.

  • Oct 21st, 2016 9:04pm

Clock is ticking in governor’s race | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — Republican Bill Bryant is running out of time in his quest to become Washington’s next governor.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 7:51pm

An interesting aside | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — It was the sort of loose locution one might reflexively associate with Republican Donald Trump this election season.

  • Sep 29th, 2016 7:04pm

Waiting for the Supreme reaction | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — In advance of Wednesday’s hearing on school funding, Washington Supreme Court justices had posed many questions that state attorneys told them couldn’t be answered yet.

  • Sep 8th, 2016 6:57pm

Style Over Substance | THE PETRI DISH

EVERETT — It took Donald Trump nearly four minutes to enter Xfinity Arena, make his way to the podium and greet thousands of screaming fans congregated on the floor and seated throughout the building.

  • Sep 1st, 2016 2:32pm

Fishy happenings in the state capital | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — The state is about to get new standards for water quality calibrated in part on how much fish we eat. The question is which version?

  • Aug 25th, 2016 7:14pm

The Trump train heads to Washington | THE PETRI DISH

It’s a pretty safe bet Donald J. Trump will lose in the state of Washington this November. It’s a pretty sure one he’ll get walloped in the city of Seattle.

  • Aug 17th, 2016 5:47pm

Stage set for tough talk | THE PETRI DISH

On Wednesday, right about the time beach volleyballer Kerri-Walsh Jennings hopes to be capturing gold in the Rio Olympics, the two men vying to be Washington’s next governor are scheduled to hold their first debate in Spokane.

  • Aug 13th, 2016 5:14pm

Notes from the Primary | THE PETRI DISH

As ballot counting continues in the 2016 Primary, here are a few story lines emerging from the results already in hand.

  • Aug 8th, 2016 4:05pm

Imagine once again | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — As Republicans gathered in Cleveland last week, I imagined what GOP leaders might dish out against Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee had the subject of his re-election been on the convention menu.

  • Jul 28th, 2016 7:28pm

Imagine this | THE PETRI DISH

Taking a cue from the Grand Old Party’s four-day fete in Cleveland, consider the case Republican leaders in this state might make against Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee if given a convention pulpit from which to prosecute.

  • Jul 23rd, 2016 5:32pm