A bill partially unwinding a 2021 policing reform clears the Legislature. It is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee for his expected signing.
Bills outlawing many semiautomatic weapons and adding restrictions on gun purchases are now on course to becoming law.
Gov. Inslee says it gives Washington a three-year supply. The purchase comes as a federal judge may order the FDA to stop its sale.
The proposed spending plan also spends money to fight climate change, help abortion providers and study police pursuits
Democratic budget writers say they will be cautious but able to fund their priorities. Senate put out a capital budget Monday.
OLYMPIA — An effort to lower the legal limit for driving drunk has come up short.
Their bill outlawing the manufacture and sale of certain guns passed the state House. No Republican voted for it.
Sauli Niinistö became the first foreign head of state to address a joint session of the state Legislature on Monday.
And a comprehensive remaking of state’s approach to drug possession advances toward action in the Senate.
OLYMPIA — A day after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last June, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and…
Revisions will make it easier for police officers to engage in a chase. Changes would expire in 2025 under new language.
A bill to make it a legal holiday awaits a key vote. Some Asian American constituents were opposed, saying the chosen date is wrong.
OLYMPIA — Lawmakers are at a crossroads again on what to do about illegal drug possession.
The measures passed a House committee without Republican support. They are part of a broader agenda to curb gun violence.
Enthusiasts are teaming up on a bill for a special plate. Proceeds would build and maintain courts.
Washington could join Utah with toughest standard in the nation. Change concerns wine and hospitality industries.
Calls for an assault weapons ban and the constitutional protection of abortion rights drew cheers from Democrats, silence from the GOP.
More homes, less homelessness, a Blake ruling fix and an assault weapons ban are among the issues to watch.
AG Bob Ferguson alleges Albertsons, Kroger and Rite Aid of failing to prevent overuse of opioid prescriptions
Democratic legislators will seek several gun control laws in the 2023 session, including one requiring a permit to buy a firearm.
WA voters would get the final say.
WA legislators are queuing up bills they want to debate next year. Here are 8 certain to garner attention.
Washington lawmakers will hold 39 hearings this week. Nearly all will be conducted in person, which hasn’t happened in three years.