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A special commission will soon set salaries for state officeholders, including the governor.
The candidates agreed to televised debates in Tacoma and Spokane — unless the Senate is in session.
Republicans may find votes by making the election a referendum on the Democratic governor’s agenda.
The GOP candidate has raised little money, and state House Republicans don’t have much to help him out.
While those ballots don’t get counted, taxpayers still must pay the Postal Service for delivering them.
A judge has doubled the fine for the initiative promoter’s failure to produce records.
The state Supreme Court nullified a remarkable compromise over police use of deadly force.
Big raises aren’t the only thing in the new Everett Education Association contract.
In some cases, contributions did not get disclosed until more than two years after they were received.
Historically, justices really don’t like to mess with initiatives before voters get a crack at them.
Republicans have to worry about Trump. Meanwhile, big money is flowing into initiative campaigns.
Republicans in the Legislature have three months to come up with a stunning election counterpunch.
So far, it’s happening in Edmonds, Omak, Othello, Bellevue and Lake Washington, to name a few.
In the era of the Top Two primary, next month’s winners likely will also win in the general election.
State Sen. Steve Hobbs is getting slammed for supporting bills introduced by GOP lawmakers.
Initiative 1639 would require something similar on paperwork for firearms purchases.
They’re all gearing up for legal duel with the state over money and power.
Soon, some of those languishing behind bars may need to be released and charges against them dismissed.
Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.
The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.