This editorial will appear in Monday’s print edition.
Would you support renaming the Tacoma Narrows Bridge if it kept tolls from rising higher than they otherwise would?
What if it were renamed the Taco Bell Narrows Bridge and only kept the toll from increasing, say, by 25 cents?
It’s that kind of question that lawmakers must consider with House Bill 1050 and 1051, which would allow naming rights for public facilities and transportation infrastructure, respectively. Both are prime-sponsored by state Rep. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard; HB 1051 is co-sponsored by freshman Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way. Read more »