Local governments could set up homeless “camps” in an emergency without following some state environmental rules, under a Senate-approved bill.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he welcomed the support of a super PAC even as many fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have rejected them, voicing concern that they give the wealthy outsized political influence.
Four years after a fatal Seattle crash, the Washington Senate on Tuesday approved an update to parts of the state’s wrongful death law.
The Washington House sends Gov. Jay Inslee a bill to change Washington’s presidential primary to March and require voters declare their party affiliation.
Senate Republicans’ maneuver gave Gov. Jay Inslee a win just as he was announcing his run for president.
Most national pundits questioned Friday whether the Democratic governor’s singular focus on combating global climate change would be enough to make waves in an already-crowded field.
A partial time line of the key elements in Jay Inslee’s political career.
The odds are long on whether Jay Inslee can win the White House in 2020 – if you can find them.
Jay Inslee makes it official: He’s running for president.
Inslee’s singular focus on climate change and his experience as a governor could boost his campaign, but the Democratic field is large and his strategy has downsides.
Transportation package gets support for the projects it would fund, opposition for the way it would raise the money.
OLYMPIA – Washington public schools should have a policy to prevent transgender students from being bullied, a divided Senate decided Wednesday. After a debate that bounced between Democrats who called it a bill for basic school safety and Republicans who called it state government interference in local school districts’ decisions, the proposal was sent to the House on a mostly party-line vote.
School districts would be required to adopt comprehensive, medically accurate policies for sexual health education for all grades by the 2021 school year, according to the bill, which was sent to the House on a party-line vote.
Washington Senate votes to add anti-discrimination protections to residents regardless of citizenship or immigration status.
Members of the Electoral College in Washington would lose their position if they voted for someone who didn’t win the presidential election that year, a bill that passed the Senate says.
Customers would pay most of the costs of paper replacements for a plastic bag ban, under a Senate proposal.
In the Legislature, sometimes it’s better to pass when given a chance to make a pun.
Washington moved a step closer to banning eyeball tattoos Friday as a key committee sent the proposal to the full House.
Free college for everyone may not be coming to Washington, but many students could see the cost of their post-secondary education reduced – although by just how much is still up in the air.
Senate bill to remove personal exemptions for all childhood vaccinations receives committee approval.
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