Harrop: Shutdown a stress test for our personal finances

If government workers are struggling with the one delayed paycheck, how prepared are the rest of us?

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Editorial: Floodplains projects worth state’s investment

Projects, including two in Snohomish County, will reduce the risk of flood losses and aid habitat.

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Editorial: Boost funding to help more foster kids graduate

A program that has quickly increased graduation rates for youths in foster care should be expanded.

Editorial: State should recommit to electric vehicle fleets

But more discussion is needed on how to help local governments make the transition to electric cars.

Editorial: FAA, U.S. aviation needn’t be hostage in shutdowns

Legislation in Congress would keep air traffic controllers and others on the job — and paid.

Harrop: Match of Amazon and Gotham was doomed from start

A clash of cultures meant a bad fit for both, even with 25,000 jobs in exchange for tax incentives.

Milbank: Speaking of the 25th, did you watch Friday’s speech?

Trump’s rambling incoherence in declaring an emergency makes a solid case for removal from office.

Saunders: Leak probe colors what McCabe has to say on Trump

Like so many leakers, former FBI Deputy Director McCabe was behind a leak that made him look good.

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