Stories tagged: joe fain
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
The planned investigation of a legislator accused of a 2007 rape during his re-election campaign was dropped Tuesday amid partisan recriminations.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
In a tough campaign season for King County Republicans and with the cloud of a rape allegation hanging over him, Washington state Sen. Joe Fain on Friday night conceded the …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
Three county-council members say Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s comments about rape allegations leveled against Sen. Joe Fain “do not represent the King County Council.”
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
After watching the Brett Kavanaugh hearing, Candace Faber texted a friend. “I want to name my assailant,” she wrote. “He’s in the state senate.” Sen. Joe Fain denies the allegation.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018
Student journalists at public schools and colleges will be free to publish what they want, without the fear of administrative backlash, under a new law signed Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
The Legislature’s three special sessions prompted legislators to file per diem claims for more than $445,000 in expenses. But the amount claimed varies widely.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017
Legislature starts its third special session with Gov. Jay Inslee vowing to veto a short-term budget.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017
No movement on the state 2017-19 budget as Legislature opens its special session.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017
Washington could try to block a federal effort to allow internet providers to sell customer data without their permission.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
Republicans push their proposed overhaul of public school funding and policies toward a vote in the full Senate.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
In the Senate, 25 is the magic number.
Wed., May 11, 2016
Committee report tells the Supreme Court what Legislature did and didn’t do to meet obligations to public schools.
Tue., March 15, 2016
Bills to eliminate the sales tax on feminine hygiene products in the 2016 session didn’t get a hearing.
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
OLYMPIA – Any new tax in Washington will require support from at least two-thirds of the Senate under a rule change Republicans pushed through the chamber in the early hours …