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Washington residents are being told to stay home for at least another month as the state tries to stem the tide.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed the state transportation budget lawmakers rewrote to fill a hole in revenue created by the passage of Initiative 976.
State and local law enforcement officials will citations and penalties if education isn’t enough to close nonessential businesses under the state’s emergency order.
Mike Pence talked with Gov. Jay Inslee by phone Monday, despite the suggestion by President Donald Trump last week that the vice president stop calling.
A controversial bill requiring comprehensive sexual health education be taught at various points in a student’s years in public schools was signed into law Friday, but opponents will try to get voters to reject it in November.
Gov. Jay Inslee isn’t being “appreciative,” President Donald Trump said Friday, adding he’s told Vice President Mike Pence not to call Washington’s chief executive.
Washington has a “glimmer of hope” with some good news on efforts to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, but that doesn’t mean the current stay-home order won’t be extended past the original two weeks, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday.
Single-use plastic bags at stores will be banned statewide starting next year and customers without reusable carriers will be charged 8 cents for paper bags under a bill signed Wednesday.
The new head of Washington’s coronavirus fight describes herself as a military-trained physician who relies on data to determine whether systems are working well.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency stay home order closes many businesses but allows those deemed essential to fighting the COVID-19 outbreak and supporting communities around the state to remain open.
Legislative leaders backed Gov. Jay Inslee’s “stay home” order Monday night, urging residents to increase efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 across Washington.
Washington unemployment claims more than doubled last week as the state began to restrict activities to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Washington will reduce greenhouse gases faster than previously planned and extend the ban on asbestos materials to non-residential buildings under laws signed Thursday.
Many medical and dental procedures in Washington were banned today by Gov. Jay Inslee in an effort to keep protective equipment available for health care workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, who presided over the Senate for the last three years as part of his duties as the state’s No. 2 elected official, will not seek re-election, his office announced this morning.
Washington will offer expanded financial aid to residents, businesses and workers to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic that is hitting the state.
A new round of restrictions and closures will take effect just after Tuesday tonight as state and public health officials made strong appeals for Washington residents to “hunker down” and make major changes in their daily lives.
Washington’s undocumented residents would have more protections under bills that passed the Legislature this year.
A member of U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell’s staff in Washington, D.C., tested positive for COVID-19.
The second day of vote tallying gave Sanders a 431-vote edge with more than 10,000 votes left to count. But the former vice president took the lead across Washington state. Results will be certified March 27, when the state’s 89 pledged delegates will be awarded.