Tag search results
Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.
A member of Washington’s Electoral College doesn’t have a constitutional right to avoid the fine for changing his or her vote to someone other than the presidential candidate who won the state.
Business groups say they won’t appeal a court ruling that threw out their challenge to the state’s new minimum wage law.
Business groups that unsuccessfully challenged the new minimum wage law approved last year by Washington voters won’t appeal a court decision against their lawsuit.
The Spokane County Democratic Party faces a lawsuit from the Washington attorney general for failing to report campaign contributions and expenses on time.
A murder-for-hire case, a presidential election, arcades, records, a scandal at City Hall - it was all in a year’s work.
Happy New Year. But before we stick a fork in the overstuffed and overdone turkey that was 2016, it’s traditional to give out awards for the political year past. The envelopes, please...
The state, too, had a record number of ballots cast.
Spokane voters cast more ballots than ever. So why didn’t it have record turnout?
Spokane voters cast more ballots than ever. So why didn’t the county have record turnout?
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not answering questions about her discussions with president-elect Donald Trump regarding a potential cabinet position, instead praising him as “a man of action” in public interviews. An election would need to be held if McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking GOP member in the House of Representatives, leaves her post for another job.
Although I-735 passed, a constitutional amendment to control campaign contributions and spending isn’t right around the corner.
How unhappy were Spokane voters with their top presidential choices? The answer is in the numbers.
Washington’s carbon tax initiative was billed as a bipartisan approach to curbing carbon emissions. But voters in this progressive state roundly rejected the measure that drew opposition from the fossil fuel industry and, more surprisingly, many major environmental groups.
The question marks surrounding President-elect Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday extend to Washington’s marijuana industry.
Spokane’s legislative delegation not likely to lose any clout even though the election is pointing to some changes likely in next year’s session.
The Spokane City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on revisions to the sick leave requirements they passed in January. Local businesses have started expressing concern about meeting the city’s requirements in 2017 as well as more stringent statewide regulations set to take effect in 2018.
Spokane voters supported new court orders to prevent gun violence but opposed a higher minimum wage.
Voters’ resounding approval of new sales taxes for mass transit puts Spokane on a route for better bus service.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will again seek appointment by her peers as chair of the House Republican Conference, a position that has been used by GOP lawmakers to catapult to higher positions of power.
Doug Clark’s Presidential Press Posse made the rounds on Election Night.