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Wire Insider: Rep. Jake Fey

Rep. Jake Fey represents Washington’s 27th Legislative District. He serves as Chair of the House Transportation Committee and is a member of the House Environment...Read More

Rep. Kristine Reeves is running for Congress

Representative Kristine Reeves announced this morning that she is running for Congress in Washington’s 10th Congressional District. Reeves, a Democrat from Federal Way, joins an...Read More

Public records reveal WA DOR’s thoughts on capital gains income taxes

The federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and every state revenue department across the country unequivocally say a capital gains tax is an income tax. Now...Read More

Taking a break, but back in January!

It’s been a whirlwind of activity in 2019! We’ve grown our Re-Wire Policy Conference, which has allowed us to grow our reporting and coverage at...Read More

Inslee releases supplemental budget, prioritizes reducing homelessness

In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Inslee revealed his supplemental budget proposal heading into the 2020 session. Headlining the budget proposal is $319 million...Read More

L&I announces new state overtime rules

New rules related to overtime protections and the state minimum wage were announced this week by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I)....Read More

117 bills already introduced during pre-filing period

With the pre-filing period well underway, members of the House and Senate have already introduced a combined total of 117 bills. Pre-filed bills are submitted...Read More

Rep. Kristine Reeves resigns

In a statement posted to her Facebook page, Kristine Reeves, a Democrat from Federal Way representing Washington’s 30th District, announced her resignation from the Washington...Read More

Afternoon Keynote: A Conversation with Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib serves as the President of the Washington State Senate, and serves as the Acting Governor when Gov. Inslee is away from...Read More

2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference Morning Keynote: A Conversation with Gov. Gary Locke

Gov. Gary Locke served as King County Executive, as Secretary of Commerce, and as Ambassador to China. Of course, he also served as a two-term...Read More