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Spin Control: Inslee has plenty to win or lose from upcoming debates

Gov. Jay Inslee may be among the candidates with the most to win, or lose, from the upcoming Democratic presidential debates.


Washington Gov. Jay Inslee part of Democratic presidential debate on first night

Gov. Jay Inslee will share the stage with U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Tim Ryan, former U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke and …


Spin Control: Gov. Inslee still pushing for climate debate

Gov. Jay Inslee still pushing for a presidential debate on climate despite the thumbs down from the Democratic National Committee


UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:28 p.m.

DNC to Gov. Inslee: No debate just on climate change

Democratic National Committee tells Gov. Jay Inslee it won’t hold a debate just on climate change.


UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

State of Washington proposes new overtime pay rules

State agency proposes new salary standards for exempting some workers from overtime pay.


Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich challenges Gov. Jay Inslee over new immigration law

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he won’t follow the new state law on immigration status. Supports of the law say he’s misreading it.


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 9:48 a.m.

‘Gigantic expansion’ of Washington’s State Need Grant means free college for poorest students

Under a new system that raises taxes on about one-fifth of Washington businesses, many more low-income students will benefit from the State Need Grant – rebranded as the Washington College …


So many bills, so little time and space to report them

A quick review of some new laws that may have been overshadowed or lost in the crush of the final days.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Gov. Inslee signs record state budget, new taxes to pay for it

Gov. Jay Inslee signs record state operating budget, along with new taxes needed to cover some of the spending.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Inslee shifts $175M from road projects to culverts

Gov. Jay Inslee adds $175 million to transportation spending on culverts to satisfy a federal court order.


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 12:49 p.m.

Inslee ignores request to veto study of effects of possible Snake River dam breaching

Despite calls for veto, state operating budget has money to study effects of possible breaching of Snake River dams.


Gov. Inslee declares drought for nearly half of Washington state

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded a drought emergency to nearly half the state because of worsened, poor water supply conditions and warmer and drier weather predicted throughout the summer.


Washington workers to pay into fund to help with long-term care

Washington to set up special trust fund to help with long-term care costs by requiring payments from workers.


Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in U.S.

Washington is set to become the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option.


Spin Control: Campaign season is about to start, officially

The candidates are in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to sound.


Jay Inslee as candidate intersects with Inslee as governor

As presidential race heats up, Gov. Jay Inslee and candidate Jay Inslee get closer together.


Laws to help shift mental health care to communities

New laws aim to move mental health care out of large institutions and into community settings.


Strippers to get safer workplaces under new bill

Strippers and other adult entertainment workers will get certain protections, including panic buttons in certain locations around their workplaces and a “black list” that bans dangerous customers under a new …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:14 p.m.

Laws to protect orcas with cleaner, quieter water, more salmon

Gov. Jay Inslee signs laws to protect orcas.


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 7:39 p.m.

Tattooing eyeballs to be illegal

For Washington residents who want to turn the whites of their eyes a different color, or add an eye-catching design, time is running out. And that’s a good thing, according …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Washington takes another step toward year-round daylight saving time

Year-round daylight savings time will happen in Washington, if Congress gives the OK.


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 9:02 a.m.

‘Ghost gun’ ban, other firearms laws signed

New gun laws could be “model” for rest of country, Gov. Jay Inslee says.


Sue Lani Madsen: Road not taken – what didn’t pass in 2019

Once again, the Washington legislature adjourned without agreeing to pay its fair share of election costs. “Could have been worse, but still not a good session for local government. They …


UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

Gov. Inslee’s national climate plan calls for banning sales of new gas-powered cars by 2030

The plan relies heavily on federal regulatory action to swiftly transition the U.S. away from fossil fuels in the transportation, electricity and building sectors. It calls for a phaseout of …


New laws cover Gold Star license plates, marijuana in schools and robotic delivery

Gov. Jay Inslee signs laws on Gold Star family license plates, medical marijuana in schools and robot deliveries.


North Dakota, Washington state at odds over oil train rules

North Dakota officials are pressuring Washington’s governor to veto legislation requiring oil shipped by rail to have more of its volatile gases removed.


New law allows supervision of car thieves after prison release

City officials notched a legislative victory Tuesday after some three years of lobbying, and hope it will translate into a victory in a fight against car theft.


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 9:41 p.m.

Protesters call for Inslee to veto measles vaccine bill

Governor Jay Inslee’s office receives an estimated 9,500 requests to veto the bill ending personal exemptions for the measles vaccine.


House OKs 100 percent clean energy in Washington by 2045

The Washington House passed a measure Thursday that seeks to eliminate fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply by 2045.


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:07 a.m.

Inslee gets national audience for presidential campaign pitch on climate change

In nationally televised pitch to win support for his 2020 presidential run, Gov. Jay Inslee tells town hall audience Washington is a good “template” for the rest of the country