Eileen Griffin

Eileen Griffin writes from Richland, Washington.
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Police Leave in Record Numbers As Attacks Increase

“Everybody has turned their backs on us.” Police officers across the nation are leaving in record numbers as violent attacks increase and city officials openly side with rioters and tighten restrictions on what...

Oregon Residents Weary of Riots, Disapprove of Political Leadership, Poll Finds

Oregon residents are displeased with the government’s response to the ongoing civil disruption in Portland, a new opinion survey reports. Most say the protests and other disturbances are “mostly violent” and “not achieving...

California’s High Taxes, Declining Home Values, Budget Troubles Are Sending People Packing

California's fiscal, energy, and crime problems are creating a downward spiral as productive people flee and tax revenues head toward a freefall. Excessive heat is expected to test the power grid throughout most...

Rochester Police Chief Resigns in Wake of Riots

Outside agitators spurred riots in the city, chief and mayor both said. Rochester, New York Police Chief La’Ron Singletary abruptly retired today after days of rioting in the city following the death of...

FBI Assigns More Agents to Portland While City Council Cuts Police Funding

The Oregon FBI announced it is adding more staff and reassigning officers from other divisions to deal with the ongoing violence and vandalism in Portland, the San Diego Union Tribune reports. This announcement...

New York City, Other Big Cities Losing Businesses, Residents

A major exodus out of New York City may be a very real possibility.

Chicago Lawmakers Urge Emergency Declaration, National Guard Call-Up

A group of lawmakers called for the declaration of  a state of emergency and deployment of National Guard troops to the city of Chicago on Friday, but the mayor and City Council...

Awful Economic, Social Costs Expected from Seattle’s Police Funding Cuts

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best ended a thirty-year career by announcing her resignation shortly after the city passed a police budget cut—and a reduction in her pay. Seattle City Council members voted to...

Montana Governor Candidates Agree: No State Sales Tax

Both candidates for governor of Montana are against a state sales tax.

Government Property Seizure Stymies Texas Small-Business Owner

A vehicle owned by a small car rental company located in Texas was seized under federal civil asset forfeiture law because a renter allegedly used the car to transport drugs without the...

Eileen Griffin

Eileen Griffin writes from Richland, Washington.

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Police Leave in Record Numbers As Attacks Increase

“Everybody has turned their backs on us.” Police officers across the nation are leaving in record numbers as violent attacks increase and city officials openly...

Oregon Residents Weary of Riots, Disapprove of Political Leadership, Poll Finds

Oregon residents are displeased with the government’s response to the ongoing civil disruption in Portland, a new opinion survey reports. Most say the protests and...

California’s High Taxes, Declining Home Values, Budget Troubles Are Sending People Packing

California's fiscal, energy, and crime problems are creating a downward spiral as productive people flee and tax revenues head toward a freefall. Excessive heat is...

Rochester Police Chief Resigns in Wake of Riots

Outside agitators spurred riots in the city, chief and mayor both said. Rochester, New York Police Chief La’Ron Singletary abruptly retired today after days of...

FBI Assigns More Agents to Portland While City Council Cuts Police Funding

The Oregon FBI announced it is adding more staff and reassigning officers from other divisions to deal with the ongoing violence and vandalism in...

New York City, Other Big Cities Losing Businesses, Residents

A major exodus out of New York City may be a very real possibility.

Chicago Lawmakers Urge Emergency Declaration, National Guard Call-Up

A group of lawmakers called for the declaration of  a state of emergency and deployment of National Guard troops to the city of Chicago...

Awful Economic, Social Costs Expected from Seattle’s Police Funding Cuts

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best ended a thirty-year career by announcing her resignation shortly after the city passed a police budget cut—and a reduction...

Montana Governor Candidates Agree: No State Sales Tax

Both candidates for governor of Montana are against a state sales tax.

Government Property Seizure Stymies Texas Small-Business Owner

A vehicle owned by a small car rental company located in Texas was seized under federal civil asset forfeiture law because a renter allegedly...