Jerry Cornfield

Can Sound Transit Quell the Car Tab Fury?

We may get a look at their strategy at today’s board meeting.

GOP Bashes Income Taxes and Unions, For Politics if Not for Policy

Sen. Dino Rossi seems to be setting the stage next fall’s special election.

Sound Transit Is In the Hot Seat in Olympia

Lawmakers from both parties want the transit agency to change the way it calculates taxes for ST3. But it’s unclear whether it can do so.

Faithless Electors Fight for Their Right to Buck Their Party

The three electors are each facing a $1,000 fine for not supporting Hillary Clinton.

Death Penalty Abolition, Tighter Gun Controls, Die in Dem-Controlled Committee

AG Ferguson, 2-0 against Trump, goes 0-2 in the House Judiciary Committee

Who’d Pay Taxes Where Under the Dueling McCleary Plans in Olympia

Carbon polluters, investors, or people living in ritzy neighborhoods?

Why Your U.S. Rep Is, or Isn’t, Attending the Inauguration

While some see attending as an act of respect, others consider it a show of support for Trump.

Calling it Now: Special Session

Less than a week into the session, lawmakers have already set themselves up for overtime.

How Politics Surprised Us, and Didn’t, in 2016

Nationally few things were predictable. Locally, few things weren’t.

Bernie Supporters Seem to Be Staging a Revolt in the Washington Democratic Party

Progressives want Tina Podlodowski, not Jaxon Ravens, to lead the state party.

Meet the Washington Electors Planning to Go Rogue

They are part of a longshot effort to deny Trump the presidency.

Confident of Victory, Inslee Super PAC Is Focusing On Other Races

The decision by Our Washington to pull its cash out of the governor’s race pretty clearly indicates its confidence of an Inslee victory.

Running for Re-election Virtually Unopposed, Ferguson’s Oso Scandal May Not Leave a Mark

His office was found liable in the destruction of documents that may have helped Oso victims prove their case against the state.

Has the State GOP Given Up On Bill Bryant?

The party hasn’t spent any money on their standard-bearer since the primary.

Inslee’s Off-Color, Trumpian Joke at the Governor’s Debate

Inslee joked about abuse in the classroom when touting pay raises for teachers.

AG Ferguson Says There’s No Time to Wait for Assault Weapon Ban

“I just felt, ‘Well, screw it. If I believe it, I should propose it.’”