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A 60-day session begins Monday. They’ll tackle car tabs, homelessness and whether to expel Matt Shea.
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There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.
Supporters started too late and had too little money to explain the problems R-88 would solve.
Lawmakers will wrangle over cuts in transportation spending as lawyers tangle on the measure’s legality.
Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.
Results of a private investigation could put the fate of GOP lawmaker in front of the House in 2020.
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Teachers ratified a new contract Monday and the Board of Education will consider it next month.
His successor could be the vote leaders need. But with elections in 2020, tax may be off the table.
Feds say they’ll use what the state submitted in 2016 even though they’re no longer the state’s faves.
Chopp is out as speaker. Lovick is in, and already dealing with next steps in two investigations.
They didn’t pass a capital gains tax or plastic bag ban and the death penalty is still on the books.
Democrats, who control the House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages
Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.
Several bills have been introduced, but none made it to a hearing.
Misleading postcards didn’t violate election laws because they touted non-candidates, the PDC found.
The Frank Chopp era will end soon. Everett’s Robinson is among a crowd of women who may seek the job.
Lawmakers insisted throughout the 2018 session they wanted to provide some car tab relief but adjourned without doing anything.
Here is a snapshot of a few bills that have been pre-filed for introduction on opening day of the upcoming legislative session.