Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., reached across the aisle this week to partner with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on legislation designed to assist low-income families with medical costs.
Mark Schoesler named Senate minority leader.
Spokane gun dealer, others challenge Initiative 1639 in federal court.
The City Council of Republic, Washington is mulling legislation to countermand from state and national laws that limit Second Amendment gun rights, including the recently passed Initiative 1639.
Spokane Democrat Andy Billig was named majority leader of the state Senate Monday as members of the caucus gathered to select new leaders for the 2019 session.
Starting next year,
With most counting finished for the 2018 election and very few races still in doubt, it seems appropriate to pass out the awards for the highlights and lowlifes of the late, great mid-terms.
Spokane County ballot counts beat all previous midterm elections, but might not beat all-time record.
Folks in farm country may be the first to benefit from forced cooperation in Congress brought on by the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives.
It wasn’t a wave, it was the tide. The regular, recurrent tide.
Democrats make gains in the Washington Legislature.
Democrats said they couldn’t match the fervor from energized Republicans in Eastern Washington that led to a comfortable GOP win in the district, despite rumors of a “blue wave.” Republicans credited an exhaustive ground game after a close primary night and increased attention after the Supreme Court hearings this fall.
During the 2018 election cycle, voters in the region appear to be split along geographic, as well as party, lines. We depict that split in 6 races.
A divisive race to replace retiring Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen seemed too close to call on Tuesday evening, though early results showed one candidate leading the other by more than three percentage points.
Democrats took an early lead Tuesday in key Washington state legislative races that will determine if they boost their control in the Senate and House.
Local governments looking for more tax money will have to look somewhere else than soda.
Law enforcement officers in Washington will face different standards for incidents involving deadly force.
Washington residents will face more scrutiny on the purchase of semiautomatic rifles.
Washington isn’t likely to levying a fee on crude oil and other fossil fuels to help fight climate change.
We’ve spent months writing about the issues, examining the ads and interviewing the candidates on your ballot for Tuesday’s election.
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