Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Our man in Olympia summarizes the early election results in Washington state and Snohomish County.
Mayor Brett Gailey suggested shoppers go on certain days, based on the first letter of their last names.
As they conclude a 60-day legislative session, the effects of the worsening outbreak weigh heavy.
Disputes over climate policy, Boeing tax breaks and data privacy await resolution before they adjourn.
The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.
With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it.
Pinpointing a cause quickly could help them decide whether to try again in April special election
Lawmakers and transit agency leaders are still far apart on how to reduce the cost of those tabs.
They’ve introduced 1,341 bills. It’s time they started focusing on the ones that matter most.
The Republican state representative, linked to domestic terrorism, is not likely to get the boot.
Rebuffed in 2019, the Democratic governor is turning up the heat on those in his party who oppose it.
Whether Democrats try to expel the GOP lawmaker will be a hot topic in the upcoming session.
It will be a busy year as voters decide the fate of school bonds and help choose the next president.
Before turning the page on the November election, here are a few questions to ponder.
Appointment flap is latest dispute in protracted rift between Senate Republicans and Lt. Gov. Habib.
As a historic vote looms in the House, attitudes of the public are pretty hardened on this subject.
A 2017 law lets lawmakers offer negotiation topics. But a bipartisan panel didn’t do so this week.
Tim Eyman’s candidacy will settle whether voters like him as much as they like his tax-cutting ideas.
Supporters started too late and had too little money to explain the problems R-88 would solve.
Lawmakers will wrangle over cuts in transportation spending as lawyers tangle on the measure’s legality.