SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016
Gov. Jay Inslee released details of his office's independent investigation into the early release of thousands of prison inmates. For links to the report and the exhibits, go inside the blog.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2016
SATURDAY, FEB. 20, 2016
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016
A proposal to find a new way to send state money to public charter schools approved recently by the Senate was described by some as a way to save innovative education and by others as an unconstitutional money-laundering plan.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
State patrol says voicemail threat received by Rep. Matt Shea wasn't a death threat. But it is certainly profane. We have the transcript inside, but WARNIN: It's definitely NSFW.
MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2016
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016
If you missed the live, call-in Talk to City Hall last week, now's your chance to see it.
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2016
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016
“Transportation is a nonpartisan issue,” Sen. Ann Rivers, R-Vancouver, said in a debate over an appointment to the state Transportation Commission. Could’ve fooled everybody last week when the Senate majority voted to dump Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson.
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016
Sometimes mirth breaks out at unexpected times in the Capitol.
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
The Senate is debating, and will ultimately vote, this morning on a constitutional amendment to require two-thirds majorities for tax increases.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016
The House overwhelmingly approved a bill that requires insurance companies to cover 12-month refills of birth control pills for their enrollees
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
OLYMPIA – Transgender people can continue to use restrooms and other public facilities based on the gender with which they identify. The Senate narrowly rejected an effort to repeal a rule approved late last year by the Human Rights Commission which allows people to use public restrooms, bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity, n
TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2016
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
City Hall reporter Nicholas Deshais will be there to ask some questions as well.
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016
The three Democratic legislators from central Spokane's 3rd District will have a town hall, via telephone, for constituents Monday night.
SUNDAY, FEB. 7, 2016
SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016
Friction between Spokane lawmaker and Spokane City Council.
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