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As I stood in the New York streets last Friday, surrounded by more highschoolers than I likely had been since I was in high school myself--two things became clear. One-the last thing these climate-protesting kids want is your hope. They are demanding action. Second-we have reached a breaking point. Our children are taking to the streets to claim a future that is not certain.
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Tim Eyman has devoted the last 20 years of his life to gutting funding for essential services in Washington state. Over the course of two decades, he launched dozens of initiatives that have slashed billions of dollars that would have boosted transportation, transit, education, affordable housing, mental health services, and more. The damage Tim Eyman has done to Washington’s public services cannot be overstated.
Republican Rep. Matt Shea’s name has been in the headlines a lot lately for reasons that are truly hard to believe, even in today’s political climate.
First elected to the state House in 2008, Shea has disgraced his North-Spokane Legislative District and our state with his outrageous white supremacist and religious extremist beliefs. Much like national Republicans have willfully ignored the behavior of President Trump, Washington state Republicans have spent the last decade looking the other way.