Politics

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

Political punditry from the Deja Vu strip club

Chalk this one up to leaving a digital trail of crumbs when perhaps you didn’t want to. In reviewing political ads, I came across Nikkita...Read More

Commercials in the Seattle mayor’s race

With the August primary heating up, we thought we would run down a few of the commercials on the air in the Seattle mayor’s race. ...Read More

Association of Washington Cities announces new and re-elected officers and directors

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) recently announced that city officials from Washington’s 281 cities elected new officers and directors to the AWC Board of...Read More

Release: State bank study funded in budget

A proviso that was included in the state operating budget and was proposed by Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Seattle, funds an interim task force to look...Read More

Inslee appoints Laura Riquelme to Skagit County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Laura Riquelme to the Skagit County Superior Court. She replaces Judge Michael Rickert, who is retiring. Last year Inslee appointed Riquelme...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

Wire Poll: Durkan has strong lead in mayor’s race

The Washington State Wire conducted a telephone poll of likely voters in the Seattle mayoral primary coming up in August. The poll was in the...Read More

Red and Blue in the Evergreen State

Much has been made of the new look of the Washington electoral map resulting from the 2106 election. Like the national election pattern, Donald Trump...Read More

Statement from Jenny Durkan in response to the withdrawal of the lawsuit against Mayor Murray

In response to the withdrawal of the lawsuit against Mayor Murray, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan released the following statement: Mayor Murray and his husband...Read More