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Address the Rose Quarter traffic mess

Posted March 7, 2016 | by John Ley
My letter published in the Feb 27th Columbian. By John Ley, Camas Published: February 27, 2016, 6:00 AM Rep. Liz Pike’s effort to restart new bridge discussions failed. Last month, Gov. Jay Inslee stated “a new I-5 bridge is critical. more

Say “Yes” to Affordable Farming

Posted February 18, 2016 | by John Ley
Affordable farming  My comments to the Feb. 16th Clark County Councilors regarding Alternative 4 for our GMA plan. Councilors, we hear a great deal these days about “affordable housing”. One portion of the Growth Management Act is more

Resurrecting the CRC

Posted January 31, 2016 | by John Ley
Resurrecting the Columbia River Crossing The Reflector Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The multi-billion dollar Columbia River Crossing (CRC), with its likely $8 tolls and Portland’s light rail, has quietly been resurrected this past year. Governor Jay Inslee’s recent more

Focus on quality of education

Posted December 22, 2015 | by John Ley
How did Washington's K-12 education become underfunded? My letter published in the Dec. 21 Columbian. Letter: Focus on quality of education By John Ley, Camas Published: December 21, 2015, 6:00 AM The Dec. 6 “McCleary 101″ education funding story omitted more

Can we have a reality based zoning map?

Posted November 25, 2015 | by John Ley
Respecting rural landowners property rights   My letter to the editor of The Reflector. Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Respecting rural landowners property rights Can we have a reality based zoning map? Rural landowners have fought for their property more