Bob Roegner

How Federal Way races are unfolding | Inside Politics

If it weren’t for the City Council meetings, all of us political junkies would be bored. But not to worry, the stakes are so high,

Marijuana debate in Federal Way ignites disagreement | Inside Politics

Last week’s council meeting turned out to be one of the most contentious meetings in the last decade as city leaders’ passionate political views and questionable behavior overwhelmed the usually staid and dignified council chambers.

How the dominoes may fall for Kelley, Miloscia, Moore | Inside Politics

Democratic state Auditor Troy Kelley sits first in the domino line. Between now and July, he and the federal government will decide whether or not he

Mayor Jim Ferrell is fond of accomplishing historical firsts. If the City Council follows through on banning marijuana-related businesses in the city,

Federal Way mayor’s veto may multiply his problems | Inside Politics

Mayor Jim Ferrell is fond of accomplishing historical firsts. If the City Council follows through on banning marijuana-related businesses in the city,

Federal Way school board distractions and the road ahead | Inside Politics

The Federal Way school board just went through one of most difficult experiences any district can endure, the selection of a new superintendent.

Power struggle in Federal Way could emerge over embattled auditor | Inside Politics

If you like political intrigue, then the “Perils of Pauline” — better known as the trials and tribulations of Democratic state Auditor Troy Kelley unfolding in Olympia — is just right for you.

Don’t be fooled: Party politics play a role | Inside Politics

Legally the state Legislature is partisan; you’re either a Democrat or a Republican. The City Council is non-partisan.

The city appears to be looking for the “big score” or “home run” in their approach to economic development.

Small ideas — big home run for downtown Federal Way | Inside Politics

The city appears to be looking for the “big score” or “home run” in their approach to economic development.

From city criticism to marijuana: Q&A | Inside Politics

Mr. Federal Way gets far more entertaining questions than I do, but here are some asked of me along with my answers.

Political circles float more names in Federal Way races | Inside Politics

At the top of the ticket for local elections this year will be the race to replace late Roger Freeman in the state House of Representatives.

Federal Way officials should put money where their mouths are | Inside Politics

Are we our brother’s keeper? As we approach the Easter season, the question has more meaning than it otherwise might,

Did Federal Way staff go too far responding to opinion? | Inside Politics

City staff are frequently used to refute citizen comments that question city decisions. But how much is too much?

Has City Hall captured Federal Way mayor? | Inside Politics

Jim Ferrell has a chance to be a really good mayor, maybe even better than good. But he appears headed toward the same mistakes for which he criticized his predecessor Mayor Skip Priest.

The surprising announcement by Federal Way City Council member, Bob Celski, that he would not seek re-election has thrown a huge curve ball at a candidate pool that was starting to take shape.

Bob Celski’s decision not to seek re-election shakes up local politics | Inside Politics

The surprising announcement by Federal Way City Council member, Bob Celski, that he would not seek re-election has thrown a huge curve ball at a candidate pool that was starting to take shape.

State representatives playing politics | Inside Politics

With the future of education in question; need for improvements in services for the poor, infirm and elderly; significant needs in transportation

The race for Federal Way seats heats up | Inside Politics

Think holding public office sounds like fun? Then this is the year for you.

Process to fill 30th District seat was game of charades | Inside Politics

The only people who enjoyed the process to fill the legislative vacancy created by Roger Freeman’s passing might be chess players,