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Lawmakers approve rules for police body cameras and the images they capture.
Washington residents would have a new way to save for college with a state controlled savings plan that received final approval from the Senate Tuesday.
The Senate gave final approval to a new state college savings program.
In a sometimes emotional speech to the Senate, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen confirmed he will not run for re-election and is retiring after 40 years in government.
Gov. Jay Inslee announces disciplinary action from early release of prisoners, names acting corrections secretary.
Gov. Jay Inslee tells lawmakers to reach a budget deal by Thursday night or he’ll veto bills they’ve passed so far.
Lawmakers from all four caucuses said they want tougher DUI laws to pass this session, but the final decision is up to budget negotiators.
Some ideas to help the state budget.
New ways to raise money for the state budget that the public might accept.
Cities and towns would be "strongly encouraged" to adopt ordinances to authorize body cameras for use by local law enforcement under a bill that also sets limits to the release of the footage from those cameras.
Wilbur is the business “home” of hundreds of wholesale auto dealers. That could change soon.
Charter school funding prospect kept alive in Senate.
OLYMPIA – With one week to go, the Legislature is scheduled to wrestle with the budget, charter schools, a constitutional amendment on taxes, and programs to fight wildfires.
Senate raises highest penalties for the fifth DUI offense.
Senate sends election law changes to governor
The Senate gave final approval to a bill that keeps the names of elections officials off ballot envelopes and other official mail when they're up for re-election.
SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed a bill that sets out a plan for finishing the Legislature’s work of reforming the way the state of Washington pays for K-12 education. The measure is the first bill the governor has signed this legislative session. It is designed to answer the Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling in the so-called McCleary decision that Washington’s school funding was not adequate or uniform.
The Legislature should settle on a budget and finish work by March 10, the last day for the regular session, Gov. Jay Inslee said.
Budget debates stray from the bottom line to the party line