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Greg Jayne

Jayne: Secession plan cuts off nose

February 26, 2023, 6:02am Columns

We’ve heard it before at the state level, this idea that a political and constitutional divorce is the only solution to our irreconcilable differences. Read story

Jayne: Rectifying sins of past right path

February 19, 2023, 6:02am Columns

The choices are not binary; there is some gray area. But in pondering government policy and racial disparities and economic inequity, there are two well-worn paths: We can try to rectify the sins of the past and risk the unintended consequences; or we can ignore those sins and bury them… Read story

Jayne: Take sober look in mirror, America

February 5, 2023, 6:02am Columns

To be honest, I can’t bring myself to watch it. The written narrative is harrowing enough. Read story

Jayne: Ignore hype, U.S. not soft on crime

January 29, 2023, 6:02am Columns

It is a favorite trope of the nattering nabob set, a narrative designed to generate eye rolls from listeners and create a general sense that political leaders and judges are working against you — the average American. Read story

Jayne: Capital gains a taxing issue

January 22, 2023, 6:02am Columns

If you are neither a lawyer nor an economist nor somebody who is likely to earn a $250,000 profit from the sale of stocks in a given year, the kerfuffle over Washington’s capital gains tax might be confusing. Read story

Jayne: Keeping up with Joneses costly

January 8, 2023, 6:02am Columns

It’s a beauty contest of sorts, with local governments combing their hair and taking a close look in the mirror and dressing to the nines. Read story

Jayne: Republicans need to redirect

January 1, 2023, 6:02am Columns

There seems to be some cognitive dissonance, or maybe just a lack of understanding. Like hitting your face with a skillet and then wondering why your nose is broken. Read story

Jayne: Perez ties up issue’s loose end

December 25, 2022, 6:02am Columns

Weeks before she is sworn into office, congresswoman-to-be Marie Gluesenkamp Perez has her first legislative victory — sort of. Read story

Jayne: Herrera Beutler served 3rd well

December 18, 2022, 6:02am Columns

She didn’t mention Trump. She didn’t mention impeachment. She didn’t utter the words insurrection or coup or riot. Read story

Jayne: What’s best use of tax dollars?

December 11, 2022, 6:02am Columns

At the core, it seems, the issue touches upon a fundamental question: What services do taxpayers want local government to provide? Read story