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Evictions on hold statewide amid COVID-19 outbreak

Evictions on hold statewide amid COVID-19 outbreak

The governor announced the order, with some exceptions, as well as millions in grants for businesses.

Evictions on hold statewide amid COVID-19 outbreak
Throw in the towel on Matt Shea

Throw in the towel on Matt Shea

Majority Democrats realize contentious representative is staying

Throw in the towel on Matt Shea
Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples
You’ve been hacked! Data breaches in Washington on the rise

You’ve been hacked! Data breaches in Washington on the rise

But fewer people had personal information compromised from cyberattacks in 2019 compared to 2018.

You’ve been hacked! Data breaches in Washington on the rise
Governments, transit agencies sue to block car-tab measure

Governments, transit agencies sue to block car-tab measure

They claim I-976 is unconstitutionally broad. Tim Eyman calls the litigation a “slap in the face” of voters.

Governments, transit agencies sue to block car-tab measure
Eyman cohorts fined $1M in campaign finance case

Eyman cohorts fined $1M in campaign finance case

Judge says Citizen Solutions hid source of money steered to Eyman for his personal and political use

Eyman cohorts fined $1M in campaign finance case
Too few dollars spent to repair roads, bridges and ferries

Too few dollars spent to repair roads, bridges and ferries

Lawmakers told that lack of maintenance funds has transportation system ‘in a glide path to failure.’

Too few dollars spent to repair roads, bridges and ferries
‘Tough as nails’ ex-Supreme Court justice offers to help Eyman

‘Tough as nails’ ex-Supreme Court justice offers to help Eyman

Richard Sanders is first demanding that Eyman give the court unfettered access to his bank accounts.

‘Tough as nails’ ex-Supreme Court justice offers to help Eyman
This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time

As backers of I-1000 gear up, a legal spat involving others is casting a shadow on their efforts.

This political break-up couldn’t come at a worse time
To spur investment, marijuana businesses want rules eased

To spur investment, marijuana businesses want rules eased

Another group has proposed a low-interest loan program, to help women- and minority-owned startups.

To spur investment, marijuana businesses want rules eased
They got the signatures for I-1000. They want to get paid.

They got the signatures for I-1000. They want to get paid.

Citizen Solutions wants $1.1 million it says it’s owed by backers of the affirmative action law.

They got the signatures for I-1000. They want to get paid.
Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

The governor skipped a meeting about tax breaks he said Boeing squeezed out of the state.

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’
A veto too far? Lawmakers may sue Inslee to figure it out

A veto too far? Lawmakers may sue Inslee to figure it out

Inslee knew vetoing a single sentence was unusual. A court may be asked to decide if it was legal.

A veto too far? Lawmakers may sue Inslee to figure it out
Inslee’s bid for third term derails plans for other Democrats

Inslee’s bid for third term derails plans for other Democrats

He tells supporters he wants to ensure Washington remains a “progressive beacon” for the nation.

Inslee’s bid for third term derails plans for other Democrats
It works! State election system debuts without feared drama

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama

And a new law allowing folks to register and vote on Election Day didn’t get a ton of takers.

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama
Democratic U.S. Rep. Larsen: Time to impeach President Trump

Democratic U.S. Rep. Larsen: Time to impeach President Trump

Everett’s congressman says Trump’s attack on four congresswomen denigrates the meaning of U.S. citizenship.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Larsen: Time to impeach President Trump
Did extended tax break get Boeing to build 777X here?

Did extended tax break get Boeing to build 777X here?

Maybe, maybe not. A new state report says it’s not clear if it was an incentive, and Boeing won’t say.

Did extended tax break get Boeing to build 777X here?
In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

After getting signatures for a measure that didn’t qualify, Restore Washington wants to do its own.

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman
New deal makes Mukilteo teachers among state’s highest paid

New deal makes Mukilteo teachers among state’s highest paid

The agreement also reduces the size of special education classes while boosting support for students.

New deal makes Mukilteo teachers among state’s highest paid
As time expires, Eyman lacks signatures for anti-tax measure

As time expires, Eyman lacks signatures for anti-tax measure

In spite of the setback, Eyman still has an initiative dealing with car tabs on the November ballot.

As time expires, Eyman lacks signatures for anti-tax measure