Washington’s Sound Transit system faces $11.5B shortfall

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s Sound Transit system faces an $11.5 billion budget shortfall caused by factors including soaring land costs, community requests for route add-ons and the economic impact of the coronavirus, officials said.The regional transportation system in Pierce, King and Snohomish counties must contend with a projected $6 billion reduction in tax revenue…Continue Reading

The ‘relief’ in Washington’s paltry Covid relief bill will be short-lived. Here’s why.

Americans around the country are suffering because of Covid-19. But it is our nation’s most vulnerable who have been the hardest hit by the economic effects of the pandemic: low-income families with children. Many have lost jobs, while those who are still employed have often lost hours and tips. Hunger among families with young children,…Continue Reading

Report: Washington’s Jon Bostic Fined $12K for Late Hit on Cowboys’ Andy Dalton

Patrick Semansky/Associated PressWashington Football Team linebacker Jon Bostic has been fined $12,000 for a late helmet-to-helmet hit on Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton on Sunday, per ESPN’s Todd Archer.FOX Sports: NFL @NFLonFOXThe Cowboys 3rd string QB is now warming up as Andy Dalton took a hit to the head while sliding. https://t.co/HxONR9a6BeBostic was ejected from…Continue Reading