Courts

AG Ferguson files multi-million dollar lawsuit against Uber

Yesterday, Attorney General Ferguson announced that his office has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Uber following the transportation company’s 2016 data breach. Worldwide, the...Read More

Judge rules Seattle income tax illegal

Ruling comes as no surprise – courts have repeatedly ruled graduated income tax unconstitutional King County Superior Court Judge John Ruhl today ruled that Seattle’s...Read More

Statement from House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan on Supreme Court McCleary order

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s McCleary order. When the Legislature adjourned a few months ago, I was...Read More

AGO wins unanimous appeals court decision in Freedom Foundation campaign finance case

Appeals court: Foundation’s position ‘would create a large loophole’ in reporting requirements OLYMPIA — A Washington state appeals court unanimously ruled in favor of Attorney...Read More

Attorney General undecided whether to intervene in Seattle income tax lawsuit

I spoke with Rep. Terry Nealey, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, this morning for an update on the letter lawmakers sent to the Attorney...Read More

Legal Brief: Seattle income tax is “subterfuge”

In preparation for the Seattle income tax trial the “Opportunity for All Coalition” represented by former Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna, former Supreme Court Chief Justice...Read More

Seattle Public Schools statement on McCleary education funding lawsuit hearing

The Seattle Public Schools (SPS) issued this statement ahead of oral arguments being presented Tuesday to the state Supreme Court of Washington: School districts across...Read More

Statements from House and Senate Democrats on today’s McCleary oral arguments

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan (D-Covington), Education Funding Task Force member: “For nearly a decade, the Legislature has worked to fully fund our public schools....Read More

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