Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Little and Jordan to vie for Idaho governor, more women behind bars and other headlines

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 9:29 AM

NEWS: Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington’s secretary of state say that their offices will cover up to $1.2 million in pre-paid postage for mail-in ballots in the upcoming elections in August and November.

MUSIC: The lineup for Gleason Fest in Spokane has been announced. This year’s headliners are Blind Pilot and Joseph.

NEWS: The number of incarcerated women increased 700 percent between 1980 and 2016, and Idaho has the fourth highest number of women behind bars.

NATION: Facebook is attempting some transparency after increased pressure and frustration over fake accounts and post removals.

click to enlarge Paulette Jordan hopes to unite Idaho as governor, drawing on her rural background.
Paulette Jordan hopes to unite Idaho as governor, drawing on her rural background.


Silencing the critics
Gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan wins the nomination for Idaho’s Democratic Party. Now, she faces an even bigger challenge. (Vox)
click to enlarge Brad Little
Brad Little

A Little goes a long way
And in OTHER news, Idaho gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Brad Little wins the nomination for GOP. “In case you did not notice, this was a pretty hard-fought campaign,” Little said last night. (Idaho Statesman)

Of course...
North Korea is threatening to withdraw from a summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. The White House isn’t worried though. (New York Times)

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