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Clark County Politics

Cleveland seeking reelection to state Senate

April 3, 2020, 4:23pm Clark County News

Sen. Annette Cleveland, the Democrat from Vancouver, is again running to represent Washington’s 49th Legislative District in Olympia. Read story

Volley of Washington, Oregon orders like ‘policy pingpong’

April 1, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Health

In early March, Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ramped up COVID-19 precautions. Read story

City of Vancouver part-time employees out of work

March 30, 2020, 6:12pm Clark County News

Around 250 part-time employees of the city of Vancouver are out of work as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and have been instructed by City Hall to seek state unemployment benefits. Read story

Fire District 6 to put levy lid lift on August primary ballot

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County Fire District 6’s Board of Fire Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to consider a fire levy lid lift as part of the Aug. 4 primary election. Read story

Herrera Beutler supports ‘as much wage relief as possible’ in federal package

March 23, 2020, 5:03pm Clark County News

A $1.8 trillion COVID-19 package was at a stalemate in Washington, D.C., Monday afternoon, with lawmakers in the Senate struggling to come to an agreement on what would ultimately shape the biggest economic aid legislation in modern history. Read story

Clark County cities expand power during crisis

March 22, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

All municipalities in Clark County have declared civil emergencies in response to COVID-19, part of a deluge of updates from governments reacting to the virus. Read story

Clark County Council to hold virtual-only meetings

March 21, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark County Council has prohibited physical public access at its meeting Tuesday, opting for a virtual-only format to curb the spread of COVID-19. Read story

Emergency small-business loans to be available in Clark County

March 19, 2020, 8:24pm Business

An emergency loan program for small businesses will soon be made available to Clark County workers, despite widespread confusion over the county’s omission from a list of areas eligible for the federal aid. Read story

Full severance indicates council asked Henessee to resign

March 18, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Former Clark County Manager Shawn Henessee will receive a full severance package after resigning last week, indicating that he was asked by the Clark County Council to step down. Read story

Washington’s members of Congress urge feds to send equipment

March 17, 2020, 7:19pm Clark County News

A bipartisan delegation of lawmakers from Washington urged the federal government to dip into its stockpile of personal protective equipment and send more to their state, which has become the domestic epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak Read story