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Jason Rantz

Rantz: King County fired the unvaccinated, now pays $103 an hour to fix staffing crisis

The staffing situation at King County jails is so dire that some correction officers are now being paid over $100 an hour for overtime.
2 days ago
King County jail, staffing...
Jason Rantz

Rantz: Man allegedly car prowls for an hour in broad daylight, as police couldn't respond

A man was caught on video as he appears to car prowl in Tacoma. Police officers were nowhere to be seen, but even if they were, he couldn't be detained.
2 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle-area school uses MLK Jr. Day to bash police and USA

A local school used a Martin Luther King Day assembly to amplify virulently anti-police and anti-American messages. Is this what the holiday is meant for?
3 days ago
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KTTH

New state Senator Simon Sefzik views his young age 'as an asset'

The 42nd Legislative District has a new state senator: 22-year-old Simon Sefzik. He tells the Jason Rantz Show he's excited to learn and get to work.
4 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: New equity policy bars Seattle Police from some traffic stops, opens door to more car theft

Seattle Police are now barred from many non-criminal traffic stops after activists claimed concerns over equity.
6 days ago
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KTTH

Snohomish County Sheriff Fortney will run for re-election after failed recall effort

After a failed recall effort against him last year, Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney says he will run for office again in 2023.
8 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: MultiCare hospitals order symptomatic COVID-positive staff to see patients

MultiCare Health Systems is forcing COVID-positive staff to work at its area hospitals, the Jason Rantz Show on KTTH has learned.
8 days ago
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KTTH

State senator escorted out after not submitting negative COVID test

State Senator Phil Fortunato was escorted out of the Legislative building in Olympia because he had not submitted a required negative COVID test.
9 days ago
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KTTH

'They never could figure me out': Former King County Sheriff looks back on shortened tenure

Former King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht left office at the end of 2021, and spoke to KTTH's Jason Rantz Show this week to reflect on her tenure.
9 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: WA laws now allow teen gender reassignment surgery without parental consent

Washington state now appears to allow minors to undergo life-changing gender reassignment surgery without parental consent.
10 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle Police shed an astonishing number of officers in 2021, more expected soon

The Seattle Police Department lost 170 officers in 2021, but that's only part of the story. Dozens more will separate from the department in coming weeks.
10 days ago
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KTTH

GOP lawmaker backing claims of Trump voter fraud now faces opponent from own party

Snohomish County Councilmember Sam Low will mount a primary challenge against one-term incumbent state Rep. Robert Sutherland.
10 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: UW administrator goes to war over Seattle professor's hilarious land acknowledgment joke

A left-wing University of Washington administrator censored the syllabus of a professor over a joke land acknowledgment she claims is offensive.
11 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: Dem law led to K-9 line of duty death but Seattle activists blame police

Washington Democrats passed a series of anti-police laws pitched as "reimaging" public safety. A Seattle police K-9 is dead because of it.
12 days ago
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Jason Rantz

Rantz: Rep. Jayapal fundraises off Jan. 6 riot, hopes you forget she tried to overturn election

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) is fundraising off the Jan. 6 riot and hopes you'll forget when she tried to overturn an election.
14 days ago