Stories tagged: Joe Fain
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
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, 8:16 p.m.
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, 11:15 a.m.
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, 9:11 a.m.
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, 9:52 p.m.
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, 8:34 p.m.
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, 10:28 p.m.
Legislature starts its third special session with Gov. Jay Inslee vowing to veto a short-term budget.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
No movement on the state 2017-19 budget as Legislature opens its special session.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Washington could try to block a federal effort to allow internet providers to sell customer data without their permission.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
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, 4:43 p.m.
Committee report tells the Supreme Court what Legislature did and didn’t do to meet obligations to public schools.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
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 …