As of January 1, 2019, all Washingtonians with state-regulated insurance can now pick up over-the-counter contraceptives for free at their in-network pharmacies, according to the Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
That’s pretty much the level of discourse we’ve been having over education funding in Washington state, the kind that’s designed to keep our eyes off the ball by assuming that voters have an attention span shorter than that of the average dog.
When will people wake up and realize that education is important, public services are important, and we _have to pay for them_? The money to run these things doesn’t just magically appear.
Here’s another Apple Pages template I created for my school work, this time for my Legal Writing class. This is a court briefing (or pleading) template, based (more or less) on the court standards for Washington State.
I’m finding myself quite intrigued by my reactions as I watched last night’s Law and Order, which was based loosely on the Lakewood police shootings of last fall. When I saw last week’s promos for this episode, I had wondered about the possibility of it being a fictionalized take on the Lakewood shootings, but it was soon quite obvious that this was the case.
My former employer, Ritz Cameras, has just announced that they’re closing more than 300 stores across the country. Of those, eleven are based here in Washington. I’d actually heard a little bit about this through a former coworker whose store is one of the eleven, but I had no idea it was going to be this widespread.
First off, the good news: we’re not being affected by the current weather craziness hitting the northwest. That said, this is nuts! This stormpocalypse hit us in two stages: first the snowpocalypse, and now the floodpocalypse. I’ve been watching #waflood on Twitter, and it’s been fascinating watching all the updates appear.
C’mon, all you locals. Washington makes this whole voting thing _really_ easy to do. So how come so many of you haven’t sent in your ballot yet?
Sorry gays. We don’t care if you love each other. You don’t have children, and marriage is _all about the children_, so you can’t get married.