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Supreme Court’s I-940 decision allows ballot printing to proceed

In the wake of last week’s ruling on Initiative 1639, the Washington Supreme Court has issued another ruling that clears the way for ballots and...Read More

Judge dismisses Eyman lawsuit on Rainy Day Fund

On Friday, a Thurston County Superior Court judge dismissed the Eyman v. Davidson, et al. case which claimed the state legislature unconstitutionally diverted funds away...Read More

Ferguson files 31st lawsuit against Trump Administration, defending Affordable Care Act

Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following statement regarding his latest lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act. The...Read More

The human capital costs of the Janus ruling

One of the most important impacts of Janus might be lost to outside observers. Without intentional leadership to recruit, retain, and organize younger workers in...Read More

NRA, SAF file lawsuit against City of Seattle over gun safety ordinance

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), the National Rifle Association (NRA), and two Seattle residents have filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle over its...Read More

Court speeds up family separation lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Marsha Pechman today granted Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to fast-track the multistate lawsuit filed last month against the Trump...Read More

AG Ferguson announces fast-food chains will end restrictions on low-wage workers nationwide

To avoid a lawsuit, seven corporations will remove “no-poach provisions” from their franchise agreements....Read More

Sen. Schoesler sends letter asking how Gov. Inslee will put Washington in compliance with Janus ruling

In light of the Supreme Court’s recent Janus v. AFSCME decision, Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler sent a letter to Governor Inslee asking what actions...Read More

Constitutional language debated during Supreme Court arguments on police use of deadly force measures

The State Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday on the controversial passage of both Initiative-940 and HB 3003 at the end of the 2018 session....Read More

Support and opposition in response to Janus decision

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case finds that requiring nonmembers of public-sector unions to pay “fair share fees” is...Read More