Jerry Cornfield

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

Eyman cohorts fined $1M in campaign finance case

Judge says Citizen Solutions hid source of money steered to Eyman for his personal and political use

Sen. Barbara Bailey

One Republican era ends and soon another one will begin

Sen. Barbara Bailey’s career quietly ended Monday. Six fellow GOP members are vying to succeed her.

Sen. Barbara Bailey

Wanted: A Snohomish County home for a work release facility

The state wants to add 200 beds to its program and up to half of them could wind up in the county.

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

As backers of I-1000 gear up, a legal spat involving others is casting a shadow on their efforts.

‘Tough as nails’ ex-Supreme Court justice offers to help Eyman

Richard Sanders is first demanding that Eyman give the court unfettered access to his bank accounts.

Trying again. Everett schools eye a $317M bond in 2020

It contains no money for a high school but would replace three of the district’s oldest elementaries.

What happens if the Mukilteo Council is running things?

A Monday work session will examine its role if voters remake Mukilteo’s form of government.

Too few dollars spent to repair roads, bridges and ferries

Lawmakers told that lack of maintenance funds has transportation system ‘in a glide path to failure.’

After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology

The GOP wants a Democratic senator held to account for accusations which an investigation found to be false.

Citizen Solutions is just suing so it can get paid

After gathering 400K signatures for I-1000, the firm says it is still owed $1.2M for its efforts.

Edmonds school leaders eyeing $600M bond measure for 2020

The package, which may be on February ballots, would build two new schools and replace three others.

They got the signatures for I-1000. They want to get paid.

Citizen Solutions wants $1.1 million it says it’s owed by backers of the affirmative action law.

Judge orders Eyman to reveal where he got nearly $800,000

Attorney General said the money that Eyman calls ‘gifts’ must be treated as political contributions.

To spur investment, marijuana businesses want rules eased

Another group has proposed a low-interest loan program, to help women- and minority-owned startups.

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

The governor skipped a meeting about tax breaks he said Boeing squeezed out of the state.

High court tackles legality of Sound Transit car-tab fees

Taxpayers are suing to erase an increase in 2016 and to secure hundreds of million of dollars in refunds

This state agency’s real estate deal would benefit schools

The Department of Natural Resources might swap 27 acres of trees for a commercial parcel in Arlington.

They voted but their ballots came in too late to be counted

Snohomish County rejected 1,271 ballots in the primary. It’s a problem in every corner of the state.

‘Clawback’ could make a comeback in aerospace tax break debate

Boeing and other firms rebut an auditor’s claim that it’s unclear if incentives are spurring job growth.