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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.
A much-divided state Supreme Court blew up an unusual compromise when it concluded that Initiative 940, which would rewrite Washington law on the use of… Continue reading
Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.
The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.
Snohomish County gets $166,000, but if turnout is high this year, it might cost more.
What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.
The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.
Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.
It was not always a civil process, but two diametrically opposed groups managed to find common ground.
It will be illegal in Washington to sell or own devices that make semiautomatic guns fire more rapidly.
The Senate and House disagree over whether lost revenue from a lower fee should be offset right away.
It should result in reduction of the cost of vehicle licenses. The bill now goes to the state House.