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They can hold a special election in two months, but how do they change the minds of enough voters?
Since regaining the majority, Democrats have five noticeable developments on their to-do list.
Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, serves in the 39th Legislative District.
Republicans want lower taxes and a reorganized transit agency, but Democrats are in the driver’s seat.
State officials were unfazed — until last summer’s accidental release of up to 260,000 non-native fish.
Democrat Frank Chopp has had the speaker title since 1999, and he says he’s not retiring this year.
As envisioned, Sound Transit would have to give car owners credits or refunds.
The voter-approved law has been on the books since 1981. The governor has been issuing reprieves.
A lot of the money will to go to housing, schools and projects in Snohomish County and statewide.
Hillary Moralez of Bothell takes over as chair for the Snohomish County Democratic Party.
Because groups that view carbon tax as a preferred weapon against climate change are joining forces.
Democrats have a two-vote majority in the House (50-48) and a one-vote edge in the Senate (25-24).
Keith Wagoner will need to run, and win, in this year’s election if he wants to continue serving.
Mukilteo’s purveyor of initiatives saw his causes foiled and his political influence jeopardized.
The 39th District covers swaths of rural Snohomish and Skagit counties, and a sliver of King County.
Each had signed a pledge to support the Democratic nominee when they were chosen by peers.
If the March deadline isn’t met, as many as 300 more employees could be out of work.
Democratic lawmakers could help by proposing new regulations to be imposed on carbon polluters.
State lawmakers are pre-filing bills they hope to pass in the 2018 legislative session.
For example, no money has been provided to install, maintain and clear out required ballot boxes.