Upcoming Conference | 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 10, 2019 Register

Commentary

Op-ed: Making the 100% clean energy law work for Washington

A 100% clean energy bill passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor guides the state toward a 100% carbon free electricity grid, but...Read More

Q&A: Mellani McAleenan, Director of Government Relations at WSAC, on the 2019 session

Mellani McAleenan is the Director of Government Relations and General Counsel at the Washington State Association of Counties. In the week after Washington’s 2019 legislative...Read More

Q&A: Patrick Connor, WA Director for NFIB, on the 2019 session

"I think it is high time that Washington State does take a serious look at its tax structure and try to balance it, so that...Read More

Op-ed: Actionable data emphasis needed in national healthcare reform debate

Karen Ferguson on the national health care debate from a medical technology & rural clinical perspective...Read More

Gentzler: My first session reporting in Olympia

"The legislators, staff, lobbyists, TVW, and the press corps all dedicate so much energy and time to session. It’s what makes our state republic work...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Mona Das on her first session in the Legislature

"I feel like we came here to do the work, to make our state a better place for the people who live here. And I...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Laurie Jinkins on the Long-Term Care Trust Act & the 2019 session

Rep. Laurie Jinkins represents Washington’s 27th Legislative District, which covers most of northern Tacoma. She chairs the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee and sits...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Randi Becker on telemedicine & mental health this session

"My vision is: In the future, we’ll probably never have to go see a doctor. That doctor will be available to us, probably, 24/7."...Read More

Federal judge blocks Trump Admin family planning “gag rule” nationwide

Ferguson has filed 35 lawsuits against the Trump Administration and has not lost a case. Ferguson now has 21 legal victories against the Trump Administration....Read More

House Democrats will select new speaker this summer

The state House Democratic Caucus will meet July 31 to select a replacement for Speaker Frank Chopp, who is stepping aside after 20 years in...Read More