Gov. Jay Inslee still pushing for a presidential debate on climate despite the thumbs down from the Democratic National Committee
Contributions for former television news anchor Nadine Woodward have hit six figures, making her the only mayoral candidate in the crowded field to reach that mark so far. Meanwhile, an opponent, current City Council President Ben Stuckart, says a questionable campaign practice known as a push poll is contacting voters with misinformation. He initially alleged the poll came from the Woodward campaign, but later said it could have originated from an independent group.
A new round of tariffs proposed for Mexico could prompt retaliation on Washington exports and stoke opposition in Congress.
Democratic National Committee tells Gov. Jay Inslee it won’t hold a debate just on climate change.
State agency proposes new salary standards for exempting some workers from overtime pay.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he won’t follow the new state law on immigration status. Supports of the law say he’s misreading it.
World affairs and national politics were in turmoil 30 years ago when Spokane native Tom Foley became speaker of the House of Representatives.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson files a legal challenge to Trump administration’s “conscience rule” that allows health care providers to refuse treatment based on religious beliefs.
“Faithless” electors’ rights aren’t violated by the state’s $1,000 fine for casting a ballot for someone who didn’t win the presidential contest.
Gov. Jay Inslee signs record state operating budget, along with new taxes needed to cover some of the spending.
Gov. Jay Inslee adds $175 million to transportation spending on culverts to satisfy a federal court order.
Human composting to become legal next year.
Despite calls for veto, state operating budget has money to study effects of possible breaching of Snake River dams.