Jim Camden

Jim Camden

Jim Camden is the Olympia bureau chief, covering the Legislature and state government. He also is a political columnist and blogger for Spin Control.

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One-day teacher strikes OK with 10-year-old 13 

OLYMPIA – A rare special session hearing on a bill to penalize teachers for one-day strikes featured a walkout by Democrats, questions of legal authority and denunciations of the education unions b...

WHL gets labor law exemptions for young hockey players 37 

OLYMPIA – Young hockey players for the Spokane Chiefs and other Western Hockey League teams in Washington will be exempted from certain labor laws that would have restricted their practice, conditi...

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Recent Blog Posts

4 pot stores caught selling to minors in state sting 

OLYMPIA -- Four licensed marijuana stores in Western Washington sold pot to a minor working with the state agency on "compliance checks. The owners face a $2,500 fine and possible suspension. The ...

WA unemployment rate at 5.5%

OLYMPIA -- Washington's unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent, almost the same as the nation's 5.4 percent. In the booming Seattle/Bellevue/Everett region, however, it's down to 4.3 percent.

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