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John McKay

I'm a 25-plus-year radio veteran with a passion for talk radio and democracy. I grew up in Tri-Cities and studied journalism at Whitworth University. I love sports, particularly the Green Bay Packers and NASCAR. I threw hammer and played college ball. I've been at Newstalk since 2005.
Didier lawsuit dropped Thursday - sources say it was settled
Didier lawsuit dropped Thursday - sources say it was settled (Clint Didier for Congress Facebook page)
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Ethics Lawsuit Against Newhouse Campaign Official Dropped – Sources Say It was “Settled”

A lawsuit accusing Washington State Potato Commission Executive Director Chris Voigt of ethics violations has been settled "to the satisfaction of Mr Didier," said the attorney for the 4th. District Congressional candidate.

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Group says I-1351 won't help school performance issues
Group says I-1351 won't help school performance issues (Townsquare media image)
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I-1351 Will Not Reduce Class Sizes, Says Washington Policy Group

With all the discussion of the two gun measures on the November ballot, and the 4th. District Congressional Race,  this initiative isn't getting a large amount of attention.  But one notable group says it won't fulfill it's purpose.

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Takata Airbag company recall affects 5 million vehicles
Takata Airbag company recall affects 5 million vehicles (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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Defective Airbag Design Triggers Recall of over 5 Million Vehicles – Many Makes and Models

The National Highway Traffic  Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a consumer advisory over defective airbags that can potentially explode and spray metal into a vehicle.

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Former US Senator calls conservative views "weird and extreme"
Former US Senator calls conservative views "weird and extreme" (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Former U.S. Senator Labels 4th. District Candidate’s Conservative Views “Weird, Extreme”

So, believing in less government,  less taxes, following the Constitution, and protecting gun and property rights is "weird and extreme?"   Apparently former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton thinks so...and he's helping fund an anti-Clint Didier campaign.

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