Politics

House budget proposal seeks $3 billion in new revenue

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — House Democrats on…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

 

Sen. Murray among Democrats opposing Gorsuch

By Mary Clare Jalonick The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Washington Sen. Patty…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

 

Washington, Oregon governors vow to fight Trump on environmental protection

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Washington state and Oregon will fight attempts…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

 

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Sen. Van De Wege criticizes Senate GOP budget

OLYMPIA — The Senate has passed a $43 billion two-year budget plan…

Trump’s plan: ‘Let Obamacare explode’

WASHINGTON — Although House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged Friday that “Obamacare is…

  • Mar 26th, 2017

6th District congressman among Democrats pleased by bill’s failure

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep Derek Kilmer was among the Democrats who were…

Looking ahead in Olympia: Budgets, education funding

OLYMPIA — Legislators from the 24th District had some relatively quiet time…

States aiming to block Trump travel ban from taking effect

By Chris Grygiel The Associated Press SEATTLE — More than a half-dozen…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Halfway: Bills alive, dead or signed in state Legislature

By Alexis Myers The Associated Press OLYMPIA — State lawmakers are more…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers approve levy cliff measure but school funding still ahead

OLYMPIA — Both houses of the Legislature have passed a measure extending…

Port Angeles High School students ask lawmaker about future with Trump

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles High School students plied U.S. Rep. Derek…

Kilmer draws a full house to talk economy, ethics, budgeting at Sequim meeting

SEQUIM — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer discussed ethics, budgeting and creating a…

Washington state mulling further travel ban challenge after new order

By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE — President Donald Trump’s new…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Governor’s order limits state agencies enforcing immigration laws

By Enrique Pérez de la Rosa WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA —…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Kilmer, Murray re-introduce Wild Olympics legislation

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Rep Derek Kilmer and Sen. Patty Murray have…

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Peninsula legislators expect expansion of halibut season

OLYMPIA — With several communities voicing opposition to a proposed three-day halibut…

Washington Senate approves REAL ID compliance bill

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The Senate has…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Measure would help sex trafficking victims clear convictions

By Alexis Myers The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Jessica Wolfe was forced…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday that health care…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Final vote tallies certified for special elections on Peninsula levies

PORT ANGELES — Special elections across the North Olympic Peninsula — in…