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UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 9:10 p.m.

Former Seattle police official tells why he appears in election ad with Charleena Lyles’ sister

A pro Initiative 940 commercial featuring Jim Pugel and Charleena Lyles’ sister has been running on TV for weeks, angering some current and retired officers.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 12:19 p.m.

Idaho coalition to fight ‘historical horse racing’

An Idaho group made up of state and local political leaders have launched a statewide effort to oppose a ballot initiative seeking to legalize so-called “historical horse racing.”

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:23 p.m.

Idaho Secretary of State announces racing initiative has qualified for November ballot

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday that the proposed initiative to authorize “historical horse racing” machines in Idaho has qualified for the November ballot.

Second Amendment group asks court to block gun initiative from the ballot

A pro-gun nonprofit based in Bellevue has asked Washington’s Supreme Court to block an initiative that would implement a new slate of gun restrictions from reaching the November ballot, arguing …

UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 12:32 p.m.

Independent allies helped boost spending in Idaho primary

An unprecedented amount of money from independent allies helped boost contenders in Idaho’s primary election.

Ada County Democrats endorse Medicaid ballot initiative

Democrats in Ada County have adopted a resolution urging all eligible voters to sign a ballot initiative seeking to expand Medicaid coverage.

Denver votes to require environment-friendly ‘green’ roofs

Denver became the latest city to require rooftop gardens or solar panels on big new buildings, which backers say will keep the outdoor air cooler, make storm water easier to …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

Advocates file Idaho Medicaid expansion ballot initiative

Health advocates who have been stymied by Idaho’s Republican-dominant Legislature to expand Medicaid have filed paperwork for a ballot initiative.

Judge rules to reopen marijuana dispensaries immediately

A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for Montana’s medical marijuana dispensaries to reopen after a three-month hiatus by ruling that a drafting error in a voter-approved ballot initiative should …

Activists kick off initiative to raise Idaho minimum wage

As a health teacher at Lakes Middle School in Coeur d’Alene, Warren Ducote saw firsthand the effect of poverty on students’ emotional and physical well-being. “You see the depression, the …

Gay marriage supporters raise $952K in June

OLYMPIA — Supporters of gay marriage in Washington state said today that they raised more than $952,000 last month for the campaign to uphold the state’s new law, which is …