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Mercier: Washington has too many statewide elected officials

Hopefully you’ve already voted or are soon heading to ballot drop box. Now let’s work to reduce the number of statewide elected offices. At present...Read More

Op-ed: Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State

When the Legislature reconvenes, it will be forced to grapple with the immediate health and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, with mounting pressure to...Read More

Reichert: Seattle is in Chaos

In 1999, as the King County Sheriff, I stood on the front lines during the WTO riots with my brothers and sisters in law enforcement. ...Read More

The lessons of Robert Kennedy’s moral leadership on race relations

“What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the...Read More

Op-ed: Is an income tax on special session agenda?

TVW recently interviewed the top budget writers in the Senate about the state’s budget outlook and the possibility of a special session. In one interview,...Read More

Op-ed: Local life science industry contributions to COVID-19 response

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the country, Washington is making progress toward recovery. Our state was ground zero for the first confirmed case in the...Read More

Op-ed: Supporting people’s health through a long-term state Recovery Rebate

Cash stimulus is a powerful health policy solution to economic hardship, and is all the more critical as hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians lose their...Read More

Op-ed: Washington cities need the other Washington to step up and partner to save lives and the economy

Washington’s 281 cities and towns currently face unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19. But some federal leaders have put our plight on the back burner. That...Read More

Letter to the Editor: Pointing the finger in the wrong direction on prescription drug prices

Matt Degooyer’s recent op-ed, “Addressing barriers to accessing biosimilars could help save Washington’s most vulnerable patients,” presents a misleading view regarding which parties in the prescription...Read More

Sen. John Braun: An Open Letter to Governor Inslee

Dear Governor, Trust Washingtonians. Please. Washingtonians are a generous, compassionate, well-intentioned people who care about the safety and well-being of those around them. They have...Read More