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Gov. Inslee and Gov. Raimondo write op-ed supporting Dreamers

Governor Jay Inslee and Governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island wrote an op-ed featured in Newsweek yesterday. The op-ed praises the contributions Dreamers make to the...Read More

Column: Janus v AFSCME

The U.S. Supreme Court recently announced, for the second time in two years, that it would address one of the most significant and contentious labor...Read More

Column: Supreme Court tees up game-changing assault on unions

The U.S. Supreme Court announced last month that it will reconsider whether public sector unions can require workers who receive the benefits of a collective...Read More

Nealey, Republican lawmakers urge Attorney General to defend state law against local income taxes

Rep. Terry Nealey, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, and 35 other House Republican lawmakers, sent a letter to Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson...Read More

City of Tacoma files suit against three of top prescription opioid manufacturers

The City of Tacoma has filed suit against Purdue, Endo and Janssen, three of the biggest manufacturers of prescription opioids in the United States. The...Read More

AG Ferguson vows to take legal action if Trump cancels DACA

Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement following news reports that President Donald Trump plans to announce an end to the Deferred Action for...Read More

Seattle wins again in challenge to its first-of-its-kind collective negotiations law

Late Thursday afternoon, a federal judge in Seattle rejected a lawsuit by individual Uber drivers, who were represented by the National Right to Work Legal...Read More

Inslee names Anne Cruser to Cowlitz County Superior Court and Samuel Swanberg to Benton-Franklin County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointments of Anne Cruser to Cowlitz County Superior Court and Samuel Swanberg to Benton-Franklin County Superior Court. Cruser will fill...Read More

More lawsuits filed against Seattle’s illegal income tax

Three separate lawsuits have now been filed against Seattle’s illegal income tax. The first lawsuit was filed on July 14. Today two more lawsuits were filed, one by...Read More

Inslee appoints Laura Riquelme to Skagit County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Laura Riquelme to the Skagit County Superior Court. She replaces Judge Michael Rickert, who is retiring. Last year Inslee appointed Riquelme...Read More

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