Shift’s Newsmaker Interview is with Kyle Mann, the editor-in-chief of the conservative satirical website The Babylon Bee. In early 2022, the site became embroiled in a national debate over free … [Read more...]
“Exit Interview” with WPC’s Jason Mercier: “Unless the voters act, expect to see this income tax door swing open wider in the coming years.”
Shift presents a special Newsmaker Interview with Jason Mercier, Washington Policy Center’s Director of the Center for Government Reform. Unfortunately this is an “exit interview” since it was … [Read more...]
Long-Term Care expert Mike Anderson: “It seems highly likely that the tax rates will get raised very soon”
As the revised start date (July 1st) of the Democrats’ bungled and expensive Long-Term Care payroll tax and plan (WA Cares) is quickly approaching, Shift’s Newsmaker Interview is with one of the … [Read more...]
Journalist Jonathan Choe: “The government does not get to dictate the press.”
The Newsmaker Interview is with journalist Jonathan Choe, a Senior Fellow for the Discovery Institute’s Fix Homelessness project. His reporting on the drug and homelessness crises in the Seattle area … [Read more...]
Sheriff Adam Fortney: “Elected leaders in Olympia are so out of touch with most every-day Americans” on public safety issues.
Shift’s Newsmaker Interview is with Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, who spoke directly about the failure of the Democrat controlled legislature to fix the serious public safety problems liberal … [Read more...]
Rep. J.T. Wilcox: “You do your best for as long as possible, and then it’s time for someone else to lead.”
Shift’s Newsmaker Interview this week is with Representative J.T. Wilcox, who announced on Sunday that he is stepping down as the Leader of the House Republican Caucus, a position he has held since … [Read more...]
Representative Sam Low: Failure of the Democrat controlled Legislature to pass meaningful police pursuit reform is a “dereliction of duty”
This week’s Newsmaker Interview is with Freshman Republican Representative Sam Low who serves the 39th Legislative District (much of Northern Snohomish County and Skagit County that is East of I-5). … [Read more...]
Senator Muzzall: The Democrats’ lax drug possession laws are “tragic and uncompassionate.”
Shift’s Newsmaker Interview is with Senator Ron Muzzall (R – Oak Harbor) who has served the 10th Legislative District (Island County, Northwest Snohomish County, and Southwest Skagit County) since … [Read more...]
Rep. Jenny Graham: “Why are some in Olympia so unwilling to protect our families, businesses, and communities from real harm and death?”
Our Newsmaker Interview is with third-term Republican Representative Jenny Graham from the 6th Legislative District (Western Spokane County. The former small business owner and U.S. Army Reserves … [Read more...]
Senator Lynda Wilson “Think of all the lives that have been destroyed” by the Democrats’ lax approach to drug possession.
Shift’s Newsmaker Interview is with a leader of the Republican lawmakers in Olympia, Senator Lynda Wilson of Vancouver. The second term senator is the Ranking Republican on the powerful Senate Ways … [Read more...]
Rep. Andrew Barkis: “We need to give our officers the full discretion to reasonably pursue criminals.”
Shift’s Newsmaker Interview is with Representative Andrew Barkis (R – Lacey) who has served in the Washington State House since 2016. He is the ranking Republican on the House Transportation … [Read more...]
Senator Short: “The buck stops with the governor” for his failure to follow the law to provide an exemption to farmers on rising fuel prices.
This week’s Newsmaker Interview is with Senator Shelly Short (R – Addy) who serves the 7th Legislative District (Northeast Washington from the Cascade Mountains to the Idaho border). After serving in … [Read more...]