As it should be, the Kitsap County budget is a major topic in the campaigns of candidates for county commissioner….
A fortunate coincidence presents voters an opportunity to consider what positions on some local issues will be taken by the incumbent legislators and the contenders for their seats.
The Kitsap County commissioners have begun considering the legislative proposals they intend to push during the next legislative session.
The recession may be over already, but economic growth may not accelerate enough to make it obvious for quite a while.
The National Bureau of Economic Research is generally accepted as the authority in determining when a recession begins and ends — and they aren’t yet ready to say when or whether this recession has ended.
So far, the Kitsap County Rural Library District board of trustees is approaching the idea of a property tax lid lift in a way that may make it practical for voters to decide rationally whether to approve or reject a tax increase.