Politics

Inslee, school superintendents call for local levy fix

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday called on Republicans in the…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

 

Trump travel ban personal for young lawyer who led fight

By Martha Bellisle The Associated Press SEATTLE — Washington state Solicitor General…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

 

EYE ON OLYMPIA: With cutoff past, lawmakers look to talks, votes on school funding

OLYMPIA — The cutoff date for policy bills and initiatives in both…

 

Port Townsend debates sanctuary city status; new draft resolution to be considered later this month

PORT TOWNSEND — A three-member City Council subcommittee will draft a new…

Death penalty repeal bill not expected to advance

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — An effort to…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

State bills seek to buffer potential repeal of health care law

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Democrats in Washington…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Eye on Olympia: Elwha River bridge funds in transportation budget proposal

OLYMPIA — Funding for a new bridge across the Elwha River on…

Port Townsend to mull sanctuary city status

PORT TOWNSEND — The city council will consider a resolution Monday that…

State House, Senate bills aim at fulfilling REAL ID requirements

OLYMPIA — Your driver’s license might not fly with airport security in…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Public education funding, dental services on agenda

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Mike Chapman expressed pride this week in his…

Lawmakers, Inslee push for more statewide gun measures

By Alexis Myers The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee and…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Republican senator discusses role in Trump administration

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Sen. Doug Ericksen…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Proposed bills aimed at use of deadly force

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — State lawmakers are weighing bills that would…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Competing bills target, affirm state high court water decision

By Phuong Le The Associated Press SEATTLE — Some lawmakers are taking…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

Washington first state to sue Trump over immigration order

By Martha Bellisle The Associated Press SEATTLE — The state attorney general…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

EYE ON OLYMPIA: State Senate fiscal cliff gambit falls short

OLYMPIA — Democrats attempted Friday to take advantage of the departure of…

Travelers detained at Seattle airport released from custody

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Individuals who were detained at Seattle-Tacoma International…

  • Jan 30th, 2017

Senate Democrats fail in procedural floor fight

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Democrats failed in their effort to bypass…

  • Jan 29th, 2017

Senate Republicans release education funding plan

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Senate Republicans have…

  • Jan 29th, 2017

Washington House passes school levy bill

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The state House…

  • Jan 25th, 2017