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Tarleton condemns potential cancellation of April special election

Rep. Gael Tarleton released a statement Friday condemning the potential cancelation of upcoming special elections in April. Washington voters in local jurisdictions across 18 counties...Read More

Advice for candidates and campaigns in the time of coronavirus

As the coronavirus outbreak necessarily subsumes the public’s attention, candidates for public office might be wondering how to proceed. In Washington State, a primary is...Read More

Lt. Gov. Habib will not seek re-election

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib announced he will not seek re-election to the statewide position this fall.  Instead, Habib will enter the Jesuit priesthood following what...Read More

Q&A: Why gubernatorial candidate Joshua Freed is calling for a special session

Former Bothell Mayor and 2020 Republican gubernatorial candidate Joshua Freed released a statement yesterday calling for a special session to rescind recent tax & spending...Read More

DOH official: “Data does not tell the whole story.”

Over a telebriefing session with members of the media, Erica Henry, Emergency Operations Supervisor at the Department of Health (DOH) discussed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)...Read More

Morning Wire: Coronavirus, Session takeaways, Inslee’s leadership

Like most folks, we are working from home starting at the end of last week. My kids are figuring out how to manage online learning,...Read More

Budget notes: the devil is in the detail

The budget is a big document that moves quickly at the end of session. Few have access to the totality of the 814-page document until...Read More

14 state legislators leaving their seats in 2021

As of now, 14 Washington State legislators are either retiring from the Legislature or running for another public office. Seven House Democrats will be leaving...Read More

Inslee will sign executive proclamation tonight ushering in new public health directives

Governor Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and King County Public Health Officer Jeff Duchin spoke at a press conference today to update the public...Read More

Rep. Christine Kilduff announces that she will not seek re-election in the 28th Legislative District

Representative Christine Kilduff, D-University Place, announced today that she will not seek re-election to her seat in the 28th Legislative District. She will complete her...Read More