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Because the Democrats control the state’s House, Senate and the Governor’s Office, reaching agreement on the 2021-2023 budget should be relatively easy. It helps that… Continue reading
The last thing this country need is to politicize violence against women. The Violence Against Women Act was introduced by then-United States Senator and current… Continue reading
Going into the 2021 legislative session, there were many major issues for the two parties to battle over. Taxes are always at the top of… Continue reading
One of the priorities for the House of Representatives this session is to pass legislation aimed at improving police departments and how they treat residents… Continue reading
The Legislature is now in session, meaning our break from politics was too short — and it didn’t take long for Gov. Jay Inslee’s use… Continue reading
It is the middle of winter and it’s too cold for anyone to stay outside all night. Seattle, King County and suburban city leaders wanted… Continue reading
President Donald Trump changed the national political landscape. Both political parties have internal divisions with the resulting need to pause for reflection as they are… Continue reading
The 2021 session of the Legislature has kicked off with virtual participation in deference to the coronavirus. Leadership of each legislative session usually comes from… Continue reading
In even numbered years such as 2020, the legislative session is only 60 days long so that all the House members can get home to… Continue reading
Why not call a special session of the Legislature? That question has come up several times through out the past year, usually by Republicans due… Continue reading
When you picture the Washington state Legislature, it usually looks like mostly white males. But that is in the process of changing. When the Legislature… Continue reading
State turnout was 84% with King, Pierce and Snohomish counties all breaking the 80% barrier.
A look at statewide offices in Washington.
The election could get even stranger.
State law regarding use of deadly force is finally seeing results in 2020.
Can former Bothell mayor beat two Democrats for lieutenant governor post?
The federal law was established in 1939.
In addition to candidate races this November, there will be policy questions for the public to approve or reject. One that is returning to the… Continue reading
Last year, most political insiders thought 2020 would be a big Democratic year in our statewide elections and might be among the most exciting years… Continue reading