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A new year means new laws. Here’s a look at some of the changes.
Before 2019 goes away, Spin Control marks its highlights and low lifes.
The legislative investigation against him is political warfare being conducted by “Globalists, Marxists and Islamists” and is similar to efforts to impeach the president, Rep. Matt Shea said recently in a long internet interview with an InfoWars host.
The last Spokane ballots left to count were cast by voters who struggled to make a decision on an advisory vote or made a mistake on their ballots.
Senate committee considers possible changes to allowing felons to have their voting rights restored sooner.
Constitutional amendment would expand legislative powers in catastrophic incidents.
A dozen advisory votes are on the November ballot.
Senate investigation finds no evidence of Democratic freshman’s claim of sexist or racist comments in closed-door meetings.
The transportation budget passed unanimously in both houses. In an even rarer show of bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans from both chambers announced Thursday they will file suit in Thurston County Superior Court over the vetoes.
House signs contract with outside investigators to determine whether Rep. Matt Shea has promoted political violence.
New laws governing everything from partially full wine bottles to fracking are set to become law on Sunday.
Residents of central Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District will have a chance to seek answers from their lawmakers on Thursday afternoon.
House administrators say they are close to hiring a private investigator to examine complaints about Rep. Matt Shea.
A new law tying state transportation funds to the inclusion of tribes on local transportation planning boards has its origins with the Spokane Tribe of Indians, but the effort to get tribal representation on the local council brought the political nature of the board into the open.
Keeping legislative records secret called a “black hole” by news media lawyer, part of the balance between transparency and efficiency by lawmakers’ lawyer.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he won’t follow the new state law on immigration status. Supports of the law say he’s misreading it.
A quick review of some new laws that may have been overshadowed or lost in the crush of the final days.
Gov. Jay Inslee signs record state operating budget, along with new taxes needed to cover some of the spending.
Gov. Jay Inslee adds $175 million to transportation spending on culverts to satisfy a federal court order.
Human composting to become legal next year.