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UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018

Budgets, new laws may satisfy court order on public schools

Budget bills, other changes to state education policies and programs may satisfy Supreme Court order on providing adequate money for public schools.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018

Legislature opens amid protest, calls for action

Facing demands for action on everything from construction to schools to climate change, lawmakers returned Monday to start the 2018 legislative session.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018

2018 Washington Legislature faces heavy lifting on money for schools, construction projects, water rights law

The 2018 Legislature faces some familiar issues, including a final fix for public schools, a construction budget left over from last year and a possible tax on carbon pollution.

August brings more news than usual in Washington capital

The dog days of summer are being interrupted by more news than usual.

Traffic snarls expected before, after solar eclipse

State warns of traffic mess from folks headed south to watch the eclipse.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

No movement on $4 billion construction budget or water-rights law

Capital construction budget remains stalled as lawmakers continue search for a change to state water law that can pass both chambers

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017

Legislature ends record-long session with work undone

Legislature ends its third special session without passing a $4 billion construction budget or a major change in water rights law.