I’ve heard from some eligible voters that they intend to sit this one out and return for the general election in November, “when it matters.”
Rarely can the lack of action trigger so much reaction as it did this month when Tim Eyman didn’t do something he so often does — turn in signatures for an initiative.
Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene spent a couple of her millions to get into Congress.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn doesn’t want to use the word “failing” when talking about Washington’s public schools.
Finesse is a word rarely used to describe Gov. Jay Inslee’s approach to fashioning policy.
A panel empowered to guide elected leaders along a righteous path is struggling to draw clear ethical boundaries for lawmakers when dining and drinking with lobbyists.
Establishing a commission to examine the causes and consequences of the Oso mudslide is taking longer than Snohomish County Executive John Lovick and Gov. Jay Inslee imagined.
By the end of next week, Washington will learn how often tank cars of oil siphoned from North Dakota’s Bakken Shale are getting shipped through the state.
Imagine the domed state Capitol as a classroom, with 147 state lawmakers as students, and you may get a better picture of the challenge facing Washington’s Supreme Court this summer.
That venerable adage ‘It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it’ came to mind Tuesday as President Barack Obama departed the Oso firehouse.
As Gov. Jay Inslee prepares to sign a revised state budget, he’s getting pressed to veto a few of its provisions.
You may notice the daily media briefings on the Oso mudslide getting shorter and tenser with less said and more questions asked.
No one could be happier to see state lawmakers wrap up and head home than Gov. Jay Inslee.
It is becoming clearer what new laws will emerge from the two-month legislative session.
Thousands of times every day someone visits the websites for the state’s parks system and lottery and flips through several online pages.
Jay Inslee endorsed the death penalty for his entire political career.
But once the Democrat became governor and got his finger on the switch, he realized he couldn’t push it.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s call to raise money for schools by closing tax breaks put the education funding debate back in the laps of lawmakers this week and in the conversation with voters this fall.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican Sen. Curtis King may have set down their poison pens but are no closer to forging agreement on a transportation funding package.
The year 2013 left a ration of questions to be answered in the course of 2014. Here is a sampling.
A preview of coming attractions and distractions for lawmakers next year can be found in the pile of legislation awaiting them when they return to Olympia in January.