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An old idea for boosting tax receipts is getting revived and repurposed for 2019. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is suggesting a new way of assessing… Continue reading
Fifty billion dollars. It will soon be the subject of many conversations in hallways, hearing rooms, and other Capitol hangouts in Olympia as the amount… Continue reading
Proposal comes from Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.
While those ballots don’t get counted, taxpayers still must pay the U.S. Postal Service for delivering them.
The Grand Old Party endured a good old-fashioned butt-whupping on primary night. Now, Republican leaders in the Legislature must come up with a stunning counterpunch… Continue reading
Initiative 1639 would require something similar on paperwork for firearms purchases.
What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.
Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.
Meantime, news organizations, including this one, have agreed to pause a lawsuit over access.
If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.
In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.
It was the centerpiece of the governor’s crusade against climate change. Now it’s gone.
For example, no money has been provided to install, maintain and clear out required ballot boxes.
You can still bring a gun to the House gallery, though.
A report says the citizen panel often is ignored, and its duties overlap with the Transportation Department.
With a 25-24 advantage, what will Democrats do?
The high court also struggled to understand how much money is needed to achieve compliance.
They recommend lawmakers lower car tab fees and require directors be elected rather than appointed.
As each side argues over school funding, the schools chief pushes for more special education money.
The legislators blasted the agency’s release of ORCA card holders’ email address.