State Treasurer Duane Davidson is working to get Congress to change federal laws and open banking to marijuana businesses in states where it’s legal.
Strong economic forecast points to nearly $600 million more in state tax revenue over next three years.
Standard driver’s licenses and state identification cards will change on July 1 as state moves to comply with the federal Real ID law.
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.
Judicial races are usually pretty ho-hum, but “Zamboni” John Scannell introduced some controversy into a Supreme Court race, albeit briefly.
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.
Federal net neutrality rules ended Monday, but any changes in Washington could be quickly challenged by a new state law.
U.S. Supreme Court lets stand a decision that put Washington on the hook for replacing hundreds of culverts in an effort to save salmon while refusing to order federal government to do the same.
With the McCleary case over, Democrats and Republicans differ on who gets credit or blame.
An exiled Cambodian leader criticized state legislators for meeting with sanctioned government. State Sen. Mike Baumgartner says it’s better to talk than be isolated.
The Washington Supreme Court sets hearing on whether voters should vote on an initiative that would change state laws on police use of deadly force.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that said a Colorado baker didn’t have to provide a cake for a same-sex wedding has some differences with a Washington case involving flowers for a same-sex wedding.
It’s easy to convince ourselves that passing a law means a problem is solved, but not every problem is amenable to a legislative solution.
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.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a roundtable of local officials Wednesday that a federal prison reform bill passed by Congress last week was “an idea whose time has come.”
Take that for good or for ill, but among the many things you might say about Tim Eyman you have to give him that.
State archives keeps letters, photos and other mementos left by visitors to the war memorials on the Capitol campus.
Memorial Day weekend means its crunch time for efforts to get enough signatures on petitions for initiatives to the Legislature.
With gas prices on the rise in the U.S., Sen. Maria Cantwell is urging President Trump to use all of his authority to stem the trend.
Spin Control offers its annual advice to candidates entering the campaign.
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