Jerry Cornfield

Jerry posted 94 stories to Bainbridge Island Review.
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Test scores will haunt lawmakers again this year | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — Lawmakers, teachers and the state public schools chief are gearing up for another battle over whether student test scores should be used to evaluate teachers and principals.

  • Feb 5th, 2015 9:50pm

Election issues get a close look in Olympia | THE PETRI DISH

Lawmakers are looking at ways to make the election process cheaper for voters, easier to see who is funding campaigns and harder to run initiatives with financial consequences.

  • Jan 22nd, 2015 9:59pm

Inslee to take a different tack this session | THE PETRI DISH

Gov. Jay Inslee says he is approaching the upcoming session of the Legislature “very differently” than he did in his first two years as the state’s chief executive.

  • Jan 9th, 2015 7:05pm

More laws on the political horizon | THE PETRI DISH

With the start of another year comes the promise of another session of the state Legislature and the prospect — no, make that a guarantee — of more laws.

  • Jan 1st, 2015 6:04pm

A D.C. Christmas | THE PETRI DISH

Tis two days after session and all through the Dome, not a member is working since they all have gone home ...

  • Dec 18th, 2014 8:18pm

Gun owners plan to defy I-594 at protest in Olympia | THE PETRI DISH

Chris Erickson describes himself as “your typical gun owner who wants to be left alone.”

  • Dec 10th, 2014 9:37pm

Residential areas rebel against legal pot | THE PETRI DISH

When Snohomish City Council members voted to ban recreational marijuana businesses in the city, they joined a growing rebellion against the state’s newest industry.

  • Oct 16th, 2014 1:01pm

Inslee’s water quality standards cause a panic | THE PETRI DISH

For months, there’s been a drumbeat of panic that new water quality standards based on how much fish people eat could drive Boeing and other companies out of Washington.

  • Oct 2nd, 2014 7:49pm

Cities, counties keep eyes on pot money | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — The financial stakes of the state’s new marijuana industry are no longer theoretical.

  • Sep 25th, 2014 3:00pm

Political punt means Inslee will fill empty House seat | THE PETRI DISH

It was not the case Monday that the Snohomish County Council could not decide which of three Republican gentlemen should temporarily occupy an empty seat in the state House of Representatives.

  • Sep 18th, 2014 12:43pm

Olympia lawmakers show deftness at recycling | THE PETRI DISH

OLYMPIA — The battle for legislative seats this fall will be fought in part with hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations recycled from the campaigns of incumbent lawmakers.

  • Sep 11th, 2014 2:38pm

Washington’s big guns come out for I-594 | THE PETRI DISH

Our state’s super wealthy social changers are at it again.

  • Aug 30th, 2014 5:40pm

Big backing behind DelBene, background checks | THE PETRI DISH

Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene spent a couple of her millions to get into Congress.

  • Jul 20th, 2014 7:01pm

Eyman comes up short this time | THE PETRI DISH

Rarely can the lack of action trigger so much reaction as it did last week when Tim Eyman didn’t do something he so often does — turn in signatures for an initiative.

  • Jul 16th, 2014 6:45pm