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Sen. Andy Billig: Democrats in Olympia ready to put people first

Last week I was elected by my colleagues to serve as the new leader of our team of Democrats in the state Senate. The laws that we write this session …

Sens. Andy Billig and Joe Fain: Voters deserve more information on campaign backers

Voters have the right to know who’s paying for a politician’s campaign. This is why we’ve sponsored the Washington DISCLOSE Act, which stands for “Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting a …

Legislature should pass ‘dark money’ bill

Both parties have benefited from anonymous donations. Both parties have been burned by them. Now they should join forces and eliminate them.

Return hardworking Billig to Olympia

In his six years in the Legislature, Billig has demonstrated his ability to work from the center to achieve legislative success.

Editorial: Good news for charter schools

Legislators working on answers to constitutional issues. Meanwhile, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides stopgap funding.

Fundraiser pits young debaters against state senators

In a small basement boxing ring two young debaters squared off against two Washington State senators Wednesday night. The second-year event, Rhetoric in the Ring, raised money for the Rogers …