Morning Wire

Capital budget, Ryan Calkins, #dadhacks

With luck, today will be the last day of the 2017 legislative session, giving us a whopping 12 days before the August primary.  We’ve got...Read More

“Project Alamo,” budget pushback, rural Democrats

Here’s to hoping your property didn’t catch fire yesterday!  We’re now about halfway through the third special legislative session, one that won’t seem to quit....Read More

Wire Poll on Mayor Race, Re-Wire Policy Conference, Government shutdown

We have poll results out from our first Wire Poll, and some suggested topics to share for this fall’s first Re-Wire Policy Conference. So, while...Read More

Fundraising totals, press going “fishing,” Mainstream Republicans

The purpose of the re-launched Wire is to build a platform for political and economic voices across the spectrum of Washington State’s economy.  We do...Read More

Water and budget, breakfast podcast, NWIRP

Welcome to candidate filing week, where like MLB Opening Day, hope springs eternal!  Unfortunately, the Mariners are now farther back in the AL West than...Read More

David Frockt | School district funding | Cathy McMorris Rodgers

We’ve got a few things for your review this week, including launching our podcast series. We’ll be at the WAC tomorrow morning with folks chatting...Read More

Weekend poll | Carbon tax | Procedural leverage

We are still getting our feet underneath us, and developing our content team.  So, expect us to continue to iterate as we build our platform....Read More

Sonics | Special Session | Snow Storm

Here are five things we think are worth keeping your eye on in Washington state politics this week – from DC to Olympia to Seattle. ...Read More

NTIB | 45th LD | Budget

We’re changing the nature of our emails this week, shifting to a model more directly informed by the experience of Politico, Axios, and our sister...Read More