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  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015

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

    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 …

  • SUNDAY, NOV. 16, 2014

    Spin Control: Slim majorities require focus on party discipline

    OLYMPIA – The most ephemeral thing in politics might be big majorities. This should be particularly obvious to Democrats as they look to next year’s Legislature. Six years ago, Democrats …

  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29, 2014

    Editorial: In politics, tracking foes, allies proves troubling

    The battle to keep money out of politics has long since been lost, but efforts to unveil the enemies – friends even – goes on. In Western Washington, longtime state …

  • SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013

    Collapse could motivate Legislature to pass projects

    OLYMPIA – The collapse of a section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River could spur the Legislature into action on the much-debated transportation package with its increased …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012, 12:49 P.M.

    GOP takes control of state Senate

    A coalition of 23 Republicans and two Democrats said today they plan to take control of the Senate when it convenes next month.

  • TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011

    Vote makes budget changes easier in Olympia

    OLYMPIA – Opening a session expected to be marked by fights over the state budget, legislators agreed Monday to make it easier to change the budget and possibly easier to …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 2010

    Liquor sales discussion not over

    OLYMPIA – Voters rejected two ballot measures this year that would have gotten Washington state out of the liquor business, but supporters of changing the state’s current system of selling …



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