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Here is a short list of lesser new laws passed in Olympia.
State Attorney General agrees, but has said he would uphold the sentence in the past
Sites would join the state’s Department of Transportation and a growing crowd of public entities across the country monetizing their websites through ads.
A preview of coming attractions and distractions for lawmakers next year can be found in the pile of legislation awaiting them when they return to Olympia in January.
Eyman’s I-517 may have lost him key support in future
Initiative 522 is failing to pass for more reasons than just the $22 million opponents shelled out to defeat it.
Community banks and credit unions are ready and willing to provide financial services to entrepreneurs in the state's new legal pot industry.
Foes of Initiative 522 have spent $14.3 million so far attacking the food labeling initiative and it is paying off.
Opponents of a food labeling initiative are gearing up to air their first television commercials in an ad campaign expected to cost millions of dollars and run up to Election Day in November.
WSU has $10 million to build 95,000 s.f. facility in Everett; move expected to consolidate and strengthen University Center site .
Those looking for a more transparent government are increasingly relying on public records to make it happen.
Those wanting to open a charter school in Washington will get a clear idea Thursday of what it will take to be among the first operators of publicly funded, privately run campuses in the state.
Gov. Jay Inslee is enjoying a two-week vacation hiking in Alaska, probably thinking little about a second term.
Democrats in the state House of Representatives triggered quite a political storm this year with their plan to raise billions of dollars for transportation by, among other means, hiking the gas tax by a dime a gallon.
Washington lawmakers feel they did a better job at funding public schools this year.
Those wondering what public school teachers do all day are going to get an answer.
Washington’s public schools are in line for a much-needed infusion of money from the state, but it may not be enough to get the Supreme Court to ease off lawmakers to do more.
With lawmakers set to pour as much as $1 billion more into public schools, Senate Republicans want to make sure most of it doesn’t wind up in the pockets of teachers in the form of pay raises.
A revenue forecast released today shows economic growth in Washington is slow but steady and may prove strong enough to drive state lawmakers to an elusive agreementon the state budget in time to avert a government shutdown.
Skagit bridge fix will still leave it obsolete. Millions of tax dollars are being spent to temporarily fix and then permanently repair the I-5 bridge that collapsed into the Skagit River.