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She has a formidable House seat opponent in Elizabeth Scott, a conservative former state lawmaker.
Some hope that a Democratic victory in the Senate race will spur a bipartisan Hirst compromise.
But they didn’t ask for testimony from the transportation committee members who negotiated the bill.
Trump’s secretary of education is coming to Bellevue to raise money for a pro-business think tank.
Everett mayoral hopeful Gary Watts is counting on voters’ concerns about the city’s drug addicts.
Jay Inslee is back on the road this week with his “Ain’t Got No Capital Budget Blues” Tour. He’s traveling to Snohomish County… Continue reading
A presidential pardon in hand, Arizona’s “Sheriff Joe” Arpaio may be getting ready to hitch up his spurs for another campaign. The ink had barely… Continue reading
There is no shortage of subjects that candidates for local offices can debate in their campaigns this fall. Don’t expect President Donald J. Trump to… Continue reading
Those leading the Snohomish County Democratic Party wanted badly for Brian Sullivan to be the city’s next mayor. They gave the Democratic county… Continue reading
Voters never got a chance to try to overturn new laws increasing the state property tax next year and imposing a sales tax… Continue reading
The state’s new law targeting distracted drivers sure is irritating folks. What’s riled them is not so much the outright ban on use… Continue reading
Wednesday arrived with a sense of possibility that lawmakers could solve the two remaining riddles in this year’s legislating marathon. But by the… Continue reading
Republican senators agreed to fund state worker contracts after reaching a deal with Democrats to increase the role of lawmakers in the collective… Continue reading
Any day now lawmakers will reveal how they solved the McCleary Rubik’s Cube. Democratic and Republican lawmakers have spent months twisting and turning… Continue reading
An ambitious attempt to redistribute political power in Everett might not make it to the ballot this year. Supporters of a measure to… Continue reading
Teachers in the Everett School District incited quite a stir with their talk of striking on the first day of school this fall… Continue reading
Washington voters amended the state Constitution in 1979 in hopes of bringing discipline to a legislating process run amok. Sixty percent of them… Continue reading
The process of shutting down state government is under way, again. At the direction of Gov. Jay Inslee, agency leaders are updating their contingency plans… Continue reading
It’s pretty clear those running Sound Transit aren’t seizing the initiative to ease the financial pain caused by a surge in its car… Continue reading
Not a whole lot is going on around the Capitol these days as the first not-so-special session reaches the end of its third… Continue reading