Politics

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Rule easing public lands transfer concerns hunters, others

By Keith Ridler The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — A change in…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

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Death penalty repeal bill introduced in Washington state

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

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EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding

OLYMPIA — As state lawmakers enter the second week of the legislative…

 

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Wine without hassle: Washington state eyes store refills

By Alexis Myers The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A proposed measure in…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Gov. Inslee says education is the focus for this legislative session

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee…

  • Jan 12th, 2017
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State Senate upgrades tech for first blind lieutenant governor

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — As Washington state…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Bipartisan schools funding plan proves elusive as state Legislature convenes

By Rachel La Corte and Alexis Myers The Associated Press OLYMPIA —…

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Education funding is top priority as state Legislature starts session today

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Lawmakers kick off…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

By Chris Grygiel The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The battle over finding…

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

PORT TOWNSEND — It was standing room only in the Jefferson County…

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States face off over future of Obama global warming plan

By Mary Esch and Jason Dearen The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. —…

  • Jan 1st, 2017
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New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

SEATTLE — The state’s newly elected lands commissioner says her top priorities…

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Four Washington electors to be fined $1,000 for their vote

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The secretary of state’s office said that…

  • Dec 26th, 2016
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Kilmer looks at road ahead for Elwha River bridge, water infrastructure

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer expects an infrastructure push from…

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Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton

OLYMPIA — For the first time in four decades, members of the…

  • Dec 20th, 2016
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Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

WASHINGTON, D.C. — There were many protesters but few faithless electors as…

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Faithless electors have no guarantees; judge declines to grant injunction

A federal appeals court in Seattle has rejected an effort by two…

  • Dec 18th, 2016
Hector Maldonado poses for a photo in St. Louis. Maldonado backed Ted Cruz in the primaries but will cast his vote for Trump with conviction. “I took an oath once to become a U.S. citizen,” he said, “and on Aug. 14, 1995, that was the first oath that I’ve taken to support the U.S. Constitution. A year later, I took the oath again, to support the duties of being an officer in the U.S. Army. This was the third oath that I’ve taken to execute what I promised to do.” (Jeff Roberson/The Associated Press)

The electoral voters speak, and they’re not out for a revolt

By Calvin Woodward and Rachel La Corte The Associated Press WASHINGTON —…

  • Dec 18th, 2016
Hector Maldonado poses for a photo in St. Louis. Maldonado backed Ted Cruz in the primaries but will cast his vote for Trump with conviction. “I took an oath once to become a U.S. citizen,” he said, “and on Aug. 14, 1995, that was the first oath that I’ve taken to support the U.S. Constitution. A year later, I took the oath again, to support the duties of being an officer in the U.S. Army. This was the third oath that I’ve taken to execute what I promised to do.” (Jeff Roberson/The Associated Press)
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People line up since McMorris Rodgers a candidate for cabinet

By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press SPOKANE — With Republican U.S.…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Washington presidential elector joins anti-Trump movement

By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A Democratic presidential elector…

  • Dec 1st, 2016
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