Politics

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan raises $163,000 in first three weeks

Jenny Durkan, first-time candidate and former U.S. Attorney appointed by President Obama, announced that her campaign has raised more than $163,000. Jenny received donations from...Read More

Jessyn Farrell resigns from Legislature

Jessyn Farrell has stepped down from her position as State Representative in order to focus on her mayoral campaign. Farrell had represented the 46th District...Read More

Congressional Democrats investing in job creation, infrastructure

Representative Pramila Jayapal, along with the other co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced a bold infrastructure proposal yesterday, entitled 21st Century New Deal for...Read More

Issaquah City Councilmember Tola Marts Announces Campaign For Congress

Issaquah City Councilmember Tola Marts announced his campaign today for Congress in Washington’s Eighth Congressional District. “I decided to run for Congress because I worry...Read More

Senate Law and Justice Committee to investigate Sound Transit over ST3

Senator Mike Padden, chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, announced that he plans to look into allegations that Sound Transit deliberately misled voters...Read More

Review of the Washington Regular Legislative Session

Last week, we kicked off our breakfast series with a review of the regular legislative session. We looked forward to dissecting the moving parts of...Read More

State Senator David Frockt on His Time in Politics

Washington State Senator David Frockt sat down with us for our first episode just after the 2017 regular session ended. Senator Frockt represents the 46th...Read More

Statement from House Speaker Frank Chopp on the passing of Gov. Mike Lowry

In my role as a citizen activist, and later, as a state legislator, I had the honor to work with Mike Lowry, in his positions...Read More

Schipper: A conversation with Carbon Washington Exec Director Kyle Murphy

Columnist Keith Schipper reviews last year's carbon tax initiative, this session's carbon tax bill from Sen. Palumbo, and the path forward for a carbon tax....Read More

Wyman gives treatment update: “The support really lifts my spirits and makes a difference.”

Secretary of State Kim Wyman says she is feeling upbeat and positive after two weeks of treatments for colon cancer. “I’m about one-third of the...Read More