New law on police body cameras better defines “intimate images” that can be withheld under a public records request.
Indigent people can be spared court fees that result from a criminal conviction and can’t be sanctioned for their inability to pay restitution and fines, under a bill signed Tuesday.
The northwest Spokane resident said she was inspired to run after working with Reps. John Ahern and Jeff Holy on state legislation that extended the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse to report their trauma.
Catching up on some of those “good little bills.”
Employers hiring under a collective bargaining agreement won’t have to ask for written authorization before deducting certain dues or fees from an employee’s salary under a new law signed Friday.
A number of separate efforts signal that elected officials recognize the urgency of the nation’s growing housing crisis.
New law defines what a service animal is.
State makes Marshallese, other Pacific Islanders, eligible for Medicaid.
State to phase out net pens for non-native fish by 2022.
New laws allow courts to take guns away from people who commit domestic violence harassers, voluntary surrender for people who fear they may commit suicide.
Student journalists at public schools and colleges will be free to publish what they want, without the fear of administrative backlash, under a new law signed Wednesday.
Washington state’s sales tax exemption for new electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend the break stalled during the recent legislative session.
Washington laws take aim at sexual harassment on the job, equal pay and expanded health care coverage for women.
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An effort is underway to produce a documentary on U.S. Rep. Tom Foley, his stories and civility in politics.
State removes laws against handling money from marijuana sales – if it’s from a licensed state business.
Washington landlords can’t turn down prospective tenants or evict current ones for paying some of their rent with vouchers or other government aid, a new law says.
Dale Peinecke, head of the state Employment Security Department, resigns amid allegations of inappropriate conduct to female employees.
Colleges must “ban the box” on applications and provide more information on student loans.
Students and adults gather on the steps at the state Capitol after school walkouts to protest gun violence.
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