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Jess Honcoop

Jess has spent the last decade involved in state and local politics at every level. He's lived and worked across the state and currently resides in Mountlake Terrace.

Local collaboration boosts progress on water management

After years of discussion over water rights, in-stream flow rules, the infamous Hirst decision and many other points of contention, there is reason to...

Trade war piles up casualties in Washington

Although President Donald Trump announced an extension of the Mar. 1 deadline for the ceasefire in tariff increases between the US and China, Washington...
Bellevue Chamber scores ‘win’ with Fain hire

Bellevue Chamber scores ‘win’ with Fain hire

The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce starts a new chapter this week as former legislator Joe Fain begins his tenure as the new president and...

‘Knockout punch’ for refineries with local government ‘bait-and-switch’

With one of the Washington environmental community’s top targets for elimination within its borders, Whatcom County demonstrated in January that the “public” part of...
Attacking the gap: the bridge from class to career

Attacking the gap: the bridge from class to career

After years spent mired in the Supreme Court’s McCleary decision and battling over education funding, the legislature is now uniquely aligned around one major...

Education: Future needs, lingering gaps open 2019 session

Lawmakers began the first week of the 2019 legislative session with a look toward the future of schools in Washington and a look back...

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