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Emerge Washington hires founding Executive Director

Today, Emerge Washington announced that it has hired Karen Besserman as its new executive director. The 18th Emerge America affiliate, Emerge Washington officially launched in...Read More

New survey shows decreased support for ST3

Moore Information’s recent survey asked voters in the Sound Transit District how they would vote again if given the chance. When asked if they would...Read More

Stuckart withdraws from Congressional race

Ben Stuckart has announced that his is withdrawing from the Congressional race, citing family health issues. In the announcement, Stuckart recommits to the citizens of...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

Capitol press corps goes on a ‘fishing expedition’

The capitol press corps is going on a collective “fishing expedition.”  That’s the term for when individuals or organizations make a wide request for public...Read More

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