Politics

Senate Democrats propose $5 million to assist businesses disrupted by coronavirus pandemic fears

A last-minute amendment to the senate Democratic Caucus supplemental operating budget earmarks $5 million to help businesses… Continue reading

Kenneth Collins seeks second term

District 2 PUD commissioner running for reelection

Bill would ease penalties for HIV exposure

State health officials want to change a rarely used law that makes it a felony to… Continue reading

Senate Republicans propose alternative solutions to Washington’s homelessness crisis

Republican senators pitched their own ideas to address Washington state’s homelessness crisis following the supplemental budgets unveiled by Democratic lawmakers this week. On… Continue reading

Bill would protect immigrants from civil arrests at courthouses

Undocumented immigrants in Washington state may no longer need to fear unexpected arrests thanks to the protection that legislation currently under consideration promises… Continue reading

Republican caucuses Saturday in Jefferson County

Attendees will elect county convention delegates

Republican caucuses Saturday for Clallam County

Clallam County Republicans will meet Saturday at three locations to select their candidates for delegates to be chosen at the county convention… Continue reading

Progressives plan organizing meeting

Event to focus on Bernie Sanders for president

Delays increase in Washington’s paid family leave program

Volume of applications means processing can take up to 10 weeks

High-capacity gun magazine measure revived

Reintroduced as tax legislation

Wild Olympics passes House, heads to Senate

HR 2642 approved as part of Protecting America’s Wilderness Act

County commissioner David Sullivan to retire

‘I think it’s a good time for a transition’

Presidential primary ballots mailed today

Voting for Washington’s 2020 Presidential Primary is nearly underway with ballots set for mailing today. Washington State’s Presidential Primary is Tuesday, March 10. Ballots will… Continue reading

State House passes bill to expand court-ordered gun confiscation

Measure would apply to those subject to vulnerable adult protection orders

Washington state moves to eliminate youth solitary confinement

Studies suggest practice is psychologically damaging, can lead teens to suicide