Stories tagged: washington state government
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Washington Ecology Director Maia Bellon will resign at the end of the year, she announced Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
State agency proposes new salary standards for exempting some workers from overtime pay.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
Keeping up with the Legislature from Spokane can be difficult. We offer some suggestions to make it easier.
Tue., March 20, 2012
OLYMPIA – Washington is among the least “corruptible” states in the nation, while Idaho placed 40th out of 50 in a scorecard released Monday. Two watchdog organizations, the Center for …
Fri., Feb. 18, 2011
Tuesday is another furlough day for most Washington state employees. Because of the Presidents Day holidcay, that makes a four-day stretch without access to many state offices.
Mon., Aug. 31, 2009
SEATTLE – Right in the middle of a recession that has created the worst atmosphere for school budgeting in decades, a coalition of Washington school districts, parents, teachers and community …
Sun., Jan. 11, 2009
OLYMPIA – Each January, by tradition, Washington’s top lawmakers choose theme songs for the upcoming session. Most are lighthearted. Speaking to reporters last week, Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown read …
Mon., Jan. 5, 2009
Undeterred by voters’ rejection of his last ballot measure at the polls in November, initiative pitchman Tim Eyman — baby in hand — today filed his “Lower Property Taxes Initiative” …
Sat., Dec. 6, 2008
OLYMPIA – The controversy over an atheist group’s display in the state Capitol continued Friday, as a thief made off with the sign, which was dropped off hours later at …