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A bill to protect high school and college students’ rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media has passed the Washington Senate.
Legislators and their offices are subject to the law that requires them to release public documents, judge rules.
Aquaculture companies that raise Atlantic salmon in the Puget Sound made an impassioned plea Thursday to keep their net pens and the jobs they support but critics say it’s time for Washington to phase them out.
Internet providers push back Thursday against legislation that would require them to keep offering open Internet service.
Lawmakers have reached a tentative agreement on a $4.2 billion capital construction budget and a major rewrite of state water law.
WSU medical school would join others in the state process for setting up residency programs.
House passes Gender Pay Equity Act that would give more pay protection for workers.
Lawmakers remain at odds over legislation that would fund the federal government past a rapidly approaching Friday deadline. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, joined by Republican colleagues at a news conference Wednesday, pressured Democrats to vote for the proposal, which extends funding for six years. Democrats want protections for children of undocumented immigrants and a longer-term spending proposal.
Senate committee passes ban on bump stock devices on a party-line vote.
John Spellman, an affable pipe-smoking lawyer who was Washington’s last Republican governor, died Monday at age 91.
House panel considers letting recreational marijuana users “grow their own.”
Supporters, opponents of major gun legislation pack Senate hearing.
There’s a surprise waiting around almost every corner when the Legislature is in session.
State residents would know more about parties who spend money for campaign ads under two bills heard by a Senate panel Friday.
Senate bill would ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth.
Bill calls for extensive study of fish raised in net pens, could end the practice by 2024.
Senate committee approves changes to water law that could allow more residential development in rural and suburban areas.
The Washington Attorney General’s office said Wednesday that state lawmakers are subject to the same rules of disclosure that cover other elected officials and employees at state agencies.
Senate committee considers tougher workplace laws.
House committee looks for ways to improve voter registration and turnout.
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