The Legislature ended its first special session of 2017 and began its second special session in less than a half hour.
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
Check us out on The Spokesman-Review's Facebook page at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017
We take a closer look at those raise legislators are likely to get
THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
The removal of a president is theoretically possible under the 25th Amendment of the Constitution, but Trump opponents should not get their hopes up.
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
In a flurry of bill signings Tuesday morning, Gov. Jay Inslee signed the REAL ID bill to bring Washington into compliance with federal rules for driver's licenses and other identification cards.
MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
Olympia Update will be on Facebook Live from The Spokesman-Review's page on Tuesday.
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017
Business groups that unsuccessfully challenged the new minimum wage law approved last year by Washington voters won’t appeal a court decision against their lawsuit.
Attorney general sues Spokane Democratic Party over campaign reporting violations.
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017
It's special session time again. If you've got questions, we've got answers.
MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
Don't look for much special for the early days of the special session.
SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017
FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
NARAL stages a photo op at the Capitol as the regular session of the Legislature winds down and a special session looms.
SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 2017
SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017
Former state senator and state GOP chairman lands at the helm of the Selective Service System.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
Democrats and Republicans seem to be at an impasse on what is needed to begin serious negotiations on the 2017-19 budget. Without a negotiated budget by April 23, Legislature will go into extra innings for the seventh time in eight years.
TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017
Geography and the economy may separate Washington counties that voted for Donald Trump from those that voted for Hillary Clinton last year. But on some issues, the two aren't that far apart, a new poll suggests.
MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017
Council members are asking for six-month stays on relocating billboards into neighborhood centers and demolition in the historic Browne's Addition neighborhood.
SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
John Wayne Pioneer Trail would be shut out of money from $500 million park restoration bond issue under Senate vote.
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