Jeff is a native of West Virginia and a graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in journalism. He served in the U.S. Army at Fort Lewis, Wash., as a broadcast journalist and has worked at a number of newspapers in West Virginia and Washington.
Most recently, he spent 11 years as editor of the Port Orchard (Wash.) Independent, which earned the 2011 Washington Newspaper Publishers’ Association’s General Excellence Award as the top community newspaper in Washington.
Previously, he was editor of the Business Examiner newspaper in Tacoma, Wash., for seven years.
Jeff lives in Lacey; he and his wife have grown twin daughters.
In Boardman v. Inslee, a split panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week said it violated neither the law nor the Constitution for a public-sector union to deceive voters and abuse Washington’s initiative process in order to achieve what it couldn’t in litigation or through the Legislature.
The residents of Whatcom County (Wash.) on Oct. 13 were denied a common-sense government transparency reform when county commissioners there succumbed to a full-court press from union operatives more interested in spinning wild conspiracy theories than relying on fact or reason.
The Washington State Supreme Court on Friday respected almost a century of case law — and the repeatedly expressed will of state residents — by slapping down the city of Seattle’s brazenly unconstitutional income tax proposal.
Newspapers in Washington’s two largest cities published features during January about the Freedom Foundation’s latest outreach effort to the state’s teachers.
It’s a profound tragedy that American children aren’t taught the true lesson of Thanksgiving — one that reinforces the values of hard work and self-sufficiency reluctantly embraced by the Pilgrims and on which the nation they helped settle ultimately became the strongest, most prosperous on earth.
An article on the Nov. 21 Wall Street Journal underscores what the Freedom Foundation’s experience has shown
The Freedom Foundation has announced plans to share its message of worker rights with an even wider audience and named a point man to lead the effort.
Former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who hosts his own TV show, Huckabee, will be the keynote speaker at the annual banquet for the organization’s Oregon operation on Nov. 9th at the Salem Convention Center.