Jerry Cornfield

Inslee signs new law requiring public schools offer sex ed

Foes can now gather signatures for a referendum that would give voters a chance to keep or repeal it

Feds accuse ex-lawmaker of conducting digital coin scam

The SEC alleges Dave Schmidt and two others bilked $4 million from investors who bought them.

When should you shop in Lake Stevens? Depends on your name

Mayor Brett Gailey suggested shoppers go on certain days, based on the first letter of their last names.

Sen. Marko Liias launches campaign for lieutenant governor

He joins fellow Senate Democrat Steve Hobbs in the contest to succeed Cyrus Habib.

Governor: Stay at home — and that’s now an order

Jay Inslee on Monday took an aggressive new step to curb social interactions as coronavirus deaths rise.

Inslee admonishes some; Franklin issues ‘stay home’ directive

The governor isn’t ready to order residents to shelter in place, but Everett’s mayor pretty much did.

Evictions on hold statewide amid COVID-19 outbreak

The governor announced the order Wednesday, along with other relief efforts for people and businesses.

As virus spreads, interest wanes in April special election

No need for election as Everett, Darrington and Sultan schools pull levy, bond measures off ballot

Lakewood schools pull two levy measures off April ballot

Everett, Darrington and Sultan will proceed with theirs despite focus on COVID-19

Need a bag? Your choices may soon be paper or thick plastic

A bill banning thin single-use plastic bags statewide is on the way to the governor for signing.

Judge poised to let most of I-976 take effect on car tabs

A ruling Thursday indicates an injunction blocking most of the provisions could be lifted March 27.

What a difference 60 days make

Denouement for the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

Lawmakers wrap up 2020 amid growing concerns about COVID-19

In one of their last acts, legislators provide $200 million for state’s coronavirus response

Today the sun will set on the 2020 legislative session

Day 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

Coronavirus overshadows state lawmakers’ many hits and misses

As they conclude a 60-day legislative session, the effects of the worsening outbreak weigh heavy.

With Boeing’s tax break erased, the to-do list shrinks

Day 59 of 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

Bill repealing Boeing tax break clears the state Senate

The company hopes the move will resolve a trade dispute involving European rival Airbus.

Governor reportedly to announce size restrictions on events

A prohibition of gatherings of more than 250 people would apply in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties.

Sanders and Biden are in a dead heat in Washington’s primary

Bernie Sanders has a slight edge statewide, but Joe Biden is winning in Snohomish County.

Data-privacy bill awaits a House-Senate compromise

Day 58 of 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.