TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
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
Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Olympia Update will be on Facebook Live from The Spokesman-Review's page on Tuesday.
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017
Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
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.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Attorney general sues Spokane Democratic Party over campaign reporting violations.
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017
Sat., April 29, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
It's special session time again. If you've got questions, we've got answers.
MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
Mon., April 24, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
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
Thu., April 20, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
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
Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Former state senator and state GOP chairman lands at the helm of the Selective Service System.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
Thu., April 13, 2017, 11 a.m.
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
Tue., April 11, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
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
Mon., April 10, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
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
Sat., April 8, 2017, 6 p.m.
John Wayne Pioneer Trail would be shut out of money from $500 million park restoration bond issue under Senate vote.
THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
Thu., April 6, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Argument over the conditions for the start of serious budget negotiations makes a special session increasingly likely.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
More than half of Washington voters surveyed recently say they disapprove of President Donald Trump's leadership style.
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