Hundreds of people took to the Capitol Campus and Olympia streets Saturday for the Tax March Olympia event, calling for the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns and other transparencies from the administration.
Speaking on the topic of "The Ins and Outs of Running for Public Office" Olympia City Council member Jim Cooper, state Rep. Beth Doglio, and 3rd Congressional District candidate David McDevitt (left-right) shared their experiences and suggestions for citizens looking at a political career during a Sunday afternoon gathering at the Obsidian Restaurant and Lounge in Olympia.The event was sponsored by the Move On Olympia organization.
Page School Teacher Leo O'Leary oversees the proceedings during the mock legislative hearing March 9th in the John Cherberg Building on the Capitol campus as young Senate and House chamber pages get a first-hand feel as to how state government operates. Portraying both state senators and representatives the group was able to experience not only testifying but also the duties as a chamber committee member.
Organized by Olympia High School senior Gracie Anderson, a group of approximately 40 students head to the steps of the Legislative Building on Sunday after marching up the switchback hill trail line to hold an education funding rally.
An intimate visit with Skye Logue and Candida Suarez, two inmates raising their infants sons as participants in the Residential Parenting Program at the Washington Correction Center for Women in Gig Harbor.
The rally culminated with a news conference featuring members of the Legislature and representatives from the Latino community who touted economic contributions immigrants give to the state while addressing the effects of recent federal immigration orders.