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State may auction off press houses, but will demolish them if there are no takers.
With the number of cases doubling in two weeks and hospitals starting to fill up with critically ill patients, Sunday marked "the most dangerous public health day in over 100 years," Inslee said at the start of a virtual news conference announcing the restrictions.
OLYMPIA – When Gov. Jay Inslee traveled to Eastern and Central Washington to bring the state's prayers and comfort to victims of fire-ravaged communities last week, he brought something else.
Washington residents could see dramatic cuts in road projects, care for seniors and college financial aid next year as state agencies try to adjust to a loss of tax dollars from the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Jay Inslee will meet with some leaders of the protests against police violence and racial injustice, whom he credited with helping reduce the violence at recent demonstrations.
The Legislature should meet in special session this month to begin cutting the state budget to adjust for the loss of revenue brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senate’s top Republican said Wednesday.
Washington is extending a moratorium that prevents renters thrown out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic from being evicted for an inability to pay rent.
Washington will enter a new phase in the state government’s efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic, replacing a stay-home order with a new program that will allow counties to have different amounts of business and recreational activity.
Washington is requiring new safety standards to protect agricultural and food processing workers COVID -19.
As investigations continue into fraudulent unemployment activity, Employment Security Department officials in Washington reported they were able to recover $300 million dollars from the unspecified “hundreds of millions” lost to fraudulent claims.
Washington is relaxing restrictions on the size of gatherings for religious services put in place some two months ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday extended his proclamation protecting consumers from debt collection practices through May 27.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman rallied with dozens of supporters at the state Capitol campus Thursday in Olympia against the state’s COVID-19-related stay-home order. He stood outside the governor’s mansion with a computer, saying he had officially entered his information into the Secretary of State’s website to run for governor as a Republican against Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.
State officials are seeing an influx of fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits as they continue deal with record numbers of claims from people forced out of work by shutdowns from the COVID-19 epidemic.
Washington Democrats and Republicans who filed online to run for precinct committee officer will need to do it again by Friday afternoon.
In late 2016, Washington presidential elector Peter Chiafalo had a plan to keep Donald Trump from becoming president by getting other electors around the country to vote for someone other than the winner of their state’s election
Fewer newly out-of-work Washington residents sought help last week from state unemployment benefits and special federal programs designed to ease the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington candidates who can’t afford the filing fee next week won’t have to go the alternate route of gathering a voter’s signature for every $1 in the fee.
Car and boat dealerships, drive-up religious services get a green light to resume.
Washington will spend $50,000 to study possible biases in the Washington State Patrol after an investigation found troopers search people of color, particularly Native Americans, at much higher rates than white drivers.