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Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, left, responds to a question about how the state's appropriate response to changes in health care. (Photo by Erin Fenner.)

Washington Republicans on the ACHA: Too soon to tell

Shortly before the Congressional Budget Office released its report showing as many as 24 million people could lose health care, state Republicans offered their take...Read More

Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, sponsored a bill that could expand access to telemedicine services. (Mugshot courtesy of the Washington Legislature and Statehouse photo by Erin Fenner.)

Senate telemedicine bill heard in House committee

A bill that would allow patients to access telehealth services from a location of their own choosing, was heard in the Washington House Health Care...Read More

A screenshot of the White House video of the swearing in of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Sessions indicates he’ll pursue more stringent regulations on marijuana, state AG seeks discussion

The legal marijuana industry is becoming increasingly nervous as more insinuations come out of the White House indicating more stringent regulations....Read More

Remembering well-respected former state lawmaker Helen Sommers

“So, Helen you said you have never ridden on a Harley, are you ready?”...Read More

AG Bob Ferguson will seek to extend injunction on first Trump travel ban to revised ban

Washington’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he would seek to extend the injunction on the Trump Administration’s initial travel ban to the updated executive order...Read More

Democrats secure ‘levy cliff’ bill’s passage in legislature

Democrats have argued to extend the "levy cliff" throughout the 2017 session, and on Thursday they made significant headway in that goal....Read More