Jerry Cornfield

In state House, one historic era ends and another begins

Chopp is out as speaker. Lovick is in, and already dealing with next steps in two investigations.

 

What tax raising idea will win out in March budget madness?

Democrats, who control the state House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages.

 

Showdown on Inslee’s clean air rule reaches Supreme Court

Justices will consider whether Inslee had authority to impose regulations. A lower court said no.

 

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal

What to Look For On Tuesday When the State Supreme Court Hears the Latest McCleary Case

As each side argues over school funding, the schools chief pushes for more special education money.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal

With a Win on the Eastside, Democrats Could Flex Political Muscles Fast

The deadlock in Olympia is leading to layoffs and frustration, but perhaps for not much longer.

Lawmakers Want to Know if Sound Transit Conned Them on Costs

But they didn’t ask for testimony from the transportation committee members who negotiated the bill.