Politics

Presidential primary ballots to hit the mail this week

Names of five Democratic candidates who left race still appear

Primary ballots to be mailed to voters

Military, overseas ballots were mailed Jan. 24

Kilmer to conduct town hall meeting in Port Angeles

Saturday event will take place at Elwha Klallam Heritage Center

College grant funding bill signed into law

Inslee inks first new measure of this year’s legislative session

  • Feb 12, 2020

Advisory votes on tax increases under fire

State senators claim they confuse voters, use biased language

Committee approves carve out for media on birth date disclosure

Bill would otherwise exempt such info from state public records law

  • Feb 11, 2020

School levies on today’s special election ballot

Voters in three Clallam school districts will decide four measures

Special election today in Jefferson County school districts

Brinnon and Quilcene residents at 39 percent ballot return

Legislation would change tax to benefit small businesses

Taxes to fuel help with community college tuition

Republicans pleased; Democrats fear for democracy

Area officials agree on one thing: No surprise in vote

Chapman, Van De Wege against repeal of death penalty

Lawmakers highlight need of ‘hammer effect’

Bill seeks to fully reinstate Clean Air Rule

House measure would add authority to Department of Ecology

  • Feb 5, 2020

Democrat-controlled state house passes clean fuels bill over opposition

Proponents point to helping environment, new jobs; opponents see gas price increase

Legislation to discard Discover Pass ‘dead’

Lawmakers give better odds to bill on sports betting

Armed 2nd Amendment supporters rally at Capitol

100 gun-rights activists march in opposition to regulation bills

Lawmakers hear pitch to replace gas tax with per-mile fee

Transportation officials recommend 10-year transition

State lawmakers move to ban high-capacity magazines

Supporters say fewer bullets would increase safety; opponents say it infringes on gun rights

Sex education bill passes Senate

Chapman introduces veterans fund measure

State lawmaker slams report labeling him a ‘domestic terrorist’

Rep. Matt Shea defies calls to resign

  • Jan 24, 2020

Transportation funds, gun bills before Legislature

Rewriting spending plan tops priority list