House committee looks for ways to improve voter registration and turnout.
Keeping up with the Legislature from Spokane can be difficult. We offer some suggestions to make it easier.
The Congressional Leadership Fund has selected Eastern Washington as one of 27 sites for field offices, intended to drum up support for Republicans ahead of the 2018 midterms. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest-profile Republican to date who will receive support from the group, which has promised to spend $100 million in this campaign cycle to maintain the party’s control of both houses of Congress.
Washington Sen. Doug Ericksen has been appointed as the senior adviser to the Region 10 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency.
The 2018 Legislature faces some familiar issues, including a final fix for public schools, a construction budget left over from last year and a possible tax on carbon pollution.
The Legislature will be asked to consider ways to boost voter registration, participation.
The Republican leader in the Washington state House says he was sexually harassed at the Capitol more than a decade ago.
Washington officials promise fight with federal government on any new policy that leads to crackdown on state’s legalized marijuana operations.
Washington’s attorney general is suing Motel 6, saying the budget hotel disclosed the personal information of thousands of guests to federal immigration authorities in violation of state law.
2018 may have some surprises, but also some variations on familiar themes.
Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman says his initiative to toss out Sound Transit’s car-tab taxes and instead tax every vehicle in the state at $30 has failed to collect enough signatures and will not be on the ballot next year.
Judge says legislators might not be able to keep information secret by denying a public records requests.
Hours after the Senate approved the final version of the GOP tax plan Wednesday, Congressional 5th District challenger Lisa Brown rallied against the bill in the basement of the Spokane Valley Library.
Waiting for the governor to release his 2018 supplemental budget, critics guessed wrong on where the extra money might come from.
Gov. Jay Inslee proposes spending $950 million from state reserves to speed public school improvements and increases to mental health programs.
Campaign finance complaints pile up at the Public Disclosure Commission and the state Attorney General’s office as political activists wage war over who’s not following the rules.
Pre-filed bills sometimes get legislators started the coming legislative session.
Senate Democrats appoint Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell to the committee seeking a compromise between the two tax bills.
Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Raul Labrador applaud President Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
WASHINGTON – His once-promising political career in shambles, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appeared on the verge of resigning after fellow Democrats led by female senators abandoned him Wednesday over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct that are roiling Capitol Hill. A majority of the Senate’s Democrats called on the two-term lawmaker to get out after another woman emerged Wednesday saying he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006. That brought to at least seven the number of women accusing him of sexual impropriety.
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