Stories tagged: Washington state Senate
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 8:03 P.M.
Washington set to swear in first blind lieutenant governor
As Washington state prepares to swear in its first blind lieutenant governor, the Senate has undergone a makeover that incorporates Braille into that chamber’s floor sessions
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 2:22 P.M.
Washington state Senate passes charter school law fix
The Washington Senate has voted to pass a fix to the state charter school law that lawmakers hope will pull the alternative public schools out of constitutional trouble.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
Senate OKs labor law exemption to Western Hockey League
OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Senate unanimously passed a measure that exempts players in the Western Hockey League from state labor laws. Senate Bill 5893 passed Tuesday after being amended on …
SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
Lawmaker rejects views of grandfather’s church
State Sen. John Smith lives in a remote part of the largest legislative district in Washington, an area with sparse population and wide open spaces that over the decades has …
FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012
Senate opening spurs 5 to apply
A county commissioner, a former legislator and a former legislative aide are among five applicants so far for an open state Senate seat in Northeast Washington’s 7th District. The seat …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012, 3:20 P.M.
State senate lawsuit over Roach settled
OLYMPIA — The Washington state Senate will review its workplace policies and has reaffirmed its sanctions against a Republican senator under a settlement announced today.
FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
Brown won’t seek another Senate term
One of the state’s most powerful politicians shook Spokane’s political landscape and shocked her own party Thursday when she announced she won’t seek re-election to the Legislature. State Senate Majority …
TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2011
Doug Clark: Long-shot candidate fits right in
I have one thing to say about the weapons-related arrest in Las Vegas of Washington state Senate nominee Roy Murry. Welcome to Olympia, Sen. Murry!