Jerry Cornfield

Jerry Cornfield joined the Standard after 20 years covering Olympia statehouse news for The Everett Herald. Earlier in his career, he worked for daily and weekly papers in Santa Barbara, California.

Parting Gift: Inslee’s New Budget Would Boost State Spending by $2.5 Billion

“This is a budget that is changing lives. There are some numbers attached to it but these numbers aren’t important,” Inslee said at an afternoon news conference. “What’s important are the lives.”