One of the advantages of Washington’s primary system – for dark horse candidates, if not for voters – is that a person can try to signal something about themselves by the way they list their “party preference.”
OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced on Thursday that chicken producer Mar-Jac Poultry will pay the state $750,000 as the company seeks to settle its portion of a major state lawsuit against 19 poultry producers alleging improper business practices.
WASHINGTON – The Senate on Thursday approved $40 billion in military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine in a bipartisan measure backed by Democrats and most Republicans, while Northwest lawmakers reflected a national split among GOP lawmakers over the cost of the assistance.
OLYMPIA – Early this year, as he watched legislation to grant collective bargaining rights to staffers at the Washington Legislature stall yet again, state Rep. Mike Sells decided to send a message to his fellow Democrats.
Five Republican candidates stood at the front of a VFW post in Yakima on the first Saturday of May. One by one, they made their opening pitches for why the voters of Central Washington’s ruby-red 4th district should send them to Congress.
The corporation Cannabis Green, which owns three Lovely Buds locations in Spokane, and its owners Elizabeth and Todd Byczek are facing a wage and hour complaint filed by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries and the state's Office of the Attorney General.
Inslee, joined by a number of other Democratic politicians in Kerry Park in Seattle, made clear on Tuesday the state will remain a safe place for those who need to access abortion. Washington will become a "sanctuary" for those who need it, he said.
WASHINGTON – Abortion rights advocates in Congress raged on Tuesday against the Supreme Court’s anticipated move to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, but political scientists say the forthcoming decision could boost Democrats’ electoral chances.
Months into a complex trial over their role in flooding Washington with highly addictive painkillers, the nation's three largest opioid distributors agreed Tuesday to pay the state $518 million, with the vast majority being directed toward easing the addiction epidemic.
The open public meetings act is a series of state laws that govern how cities, counties and other public agencies are supposed to openly conduct their meetings for public engagement. The act was originally passed in 1971 and has seen a few updates over the past 50 years.
In Washington and Idaho, a combined total of over $1.3 billion dollars in cash is being held as “unclaimed property” – money from dormant checking or savings accounts, business overpayments or physical contents from bank safe deposit boxes.