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Democrats, Republicans square off in race for 6th District seat currently held by Jeff Holy

UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

Two Democratic candidates are looking to become a state representative in Washington’s 6th district. Republican Jeff Holy will leave his spot in the House this fall to pursue a bid for the state Senate. Two Democrats and two Republicans seek to replace him. The other 6th District seat is held by Republican Mike Volz, who faces a challenge from Kay Murano, executive director of the Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium.

Gov. Jay Inslee pushes rural broadband access, slams Trump on net neutrality and immigration

UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

The governor said in a wide-ranging podcast interview this week that Washington needs to continue to do more to bring high-speed internet to far-flung areas of the state. The Democrat, eyed as a potential presidential candidate in 2020, also criticized the Trump administration for its stance on net neutrality regulations and immigration policy.

Tariff war could hit Washington state apple sales to Mexico

The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America’s closest allies Thursday, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada in a move that prompted fears of retaliation against Washington apples and other products sold to those countries.