Jerry Cornfield

Jerry Cornfield

Troy who? Auditor’s office keeps going under steady hand | The Petri Dish

When the state’s duly elected auditor disappears while in office does anyone notice beyond the shadow of the Capitol dome?

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

When the state’s duly elected auditor disappears while in office does anyone notice beyond the shadow of the Capitol dome?

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

Gains, losses during never-ending session | The Petri Dish

The session that would never end is still not over.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

Shutdown looms over state budget negotiations | The Petri Dish

There’s nothing quite like the threat of a government shutdown July 1 to infuse urgency into negotiations on a new state budget.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

Teachers miffed over lawmakers’ raise | The Petri Dish

State lawmakers are up for a raise in the next two years.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

State lawmakers are up for a raise in the next two years.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

Governor, lawmakers meet to discuss budget | The Petri Dish

There was no pomp or ceremony on Thursday when Gov. Jay Inslee sat down with the Democrat and Republican leaders of the House and Senate to talk budget.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

State auditor doesn’t have much choice: Tough it out or quit | The Petri Dish

No one but Troy Xavier Kelley knows how long he will be the state auditor of Washington.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

No one but Troy Xavier Kelley knows how long he will be the state auditor of Washington.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

What may distract, engage lawmakers this year | The Petri Dish

With the start of another year comes the promise of another session of the state Legislature and the prospect — no, make that a guarantee — of more laws.

Jerry Cornfield
Jerry Cornfield

Should county, cities get piece of marijuana pie? | The Petri Dish

The financial stakes of the state’s new marijuana industry are no longer theoretical.

Jerry Cornfield