In Our View

Editorial: Keep citizenship question out of 2020 census

It could badly skew data needed for fair representation, and the question is asked in other surveys.

Editorial: Tariffs on newsprint a threat to newspapers

U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs for newpapers with little benefit for U.S. mills.

Editorial: Voter support there for reasonable limits on guns

Candidates for the Legislature and Congress should consider public support for firearms legislation.

Editorial: Facebook not making it easy for some to stay

If it hopes to avoid losing users, it must convince them of its committment to their privacy.

Editorial: Delta’s struggle with dentists calls for extraction

Dentists for the state’s largest dental insurer are pushing for changes that could benefit patients.

Editorial: What’s behind the rise in pedestrian deaths?

State and local officials can do more for safety, but so too can drivers and walkers, themselves.

Editorial: Help Everett Transit shape transportation future

The city needs to solve a looming budget shortfall, but changes are needed over the next 20 years.

Editorial: FDA should limit nicotine in cigarettes, tobacco

The proposal could save millions of lives by helping smokers quit and keeping kids from starting.

Editorial: Eyman right to fight lawmakers’ initiative maneuver

The initiative promoter is suing to let voters choose between I-940 and the Legislature’s version.

Editorial: Walkouts can keep focus on school safety, firearms

Students should be encouraged in their efforts to press state and national leaders for action.

What got done and what didn’t in the Legislature

With Democratic majorities in House and Senate, lawmakers passed scores of legislation this session.

Editorial: Rights restored, time to strengthen school papers

Lawmakers have restored free speech rights for student newspapers. Now to restore those programs.

Editorial: Learning lab project moving ahead without state

A pilot project to tutor middle school students will get its start in Edmonds and Mukilteo schools.

Editorial: Trade war would have casualties in this state

Tariffs against U.S. trading partners will mean lost exports for the state’s agricultural industry.

Editorial: Students’ lesson in civics offers advice for all

‘Write, call, email,” Rep. Suzan DelBene tells Lake Stevens High students regarding gun legislation.

Editorial: State needs to begin paying down its bond debt

The state has used bonds to pay for needed infrastructure, but its debt has built to $19 billion.

Editorial: Tax break could bring more data centers to state

Currently, the state is losing potential IT construction and maintenance jobs to Oregon.

Editorial: Inslee must veto attempt at records runaround

And lawmakers may regret hasty passage of a bill that largely exempts them from the Public Record Act.

Editorial: Gun laws can make a difference; they already have

Several bills in the Legislature can have a part in reducing gun violence and saving lives.

Editorial: Lawmakers again exempt themselves from records act

Lawmakers are trying to avoid a court ruling on state law that applies to all others in government.