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Inslee will sign executive proclamation tonight ushering in new public health directives

Governor Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and King County Public Health Officer Jeff Duchin spoke at a press conference today to update the public...Read More

Jinkins & Wilcox discuss their main takeaways from the 2020 session

House Speaker Laurie Jinkins and Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox sat down for separate interviews today with Mike McClanahan of TVW to discuss their main takeaways...Read More

Staffer in Sen. Cantwell’s D.C. office tests positive for COVID-19

A staffer in Sen. Maria Cantwell’s Washington D.C. office has tested positive for COVID-19. It is the first known case of COVID-19 confirmed on Capitol...Read More

Gov. Inslee rolls out more COVID-19 protective measures Wednesday

Gov. Jay Inslee rolled out more measures to combat the growing threat of coronavirus in a press conference on Wednesday, including a ban on gatherings...Read More

Following Outreach to Small Business Owners, Mayor Durkan Announces Initial Recovery Package to Ease Financial Impacts of COVID-19 Outbreak

Following robust outreach to small business owners and community stakeholders, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced new initial actions to provide immediate relief for small...Read More

Inslee announces rollout of new COVID-19 protective measures

Gov. Jay Inslee announced new measures to combat the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in a press conference Tuesday morning. He also thanked residents of the...Read More

AARP applauds passage of bills aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs

Bills aimed at making prescriptions drugs more affordable passed in both the House and Senate today. AARP Advocacy Director Cathy MacCaul released the following statement...Read More

Vice President Pence visits Washington amid COVID-19 outbreak

Vice President Mike Pence visited Washington state yesterday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Vice President arrived in Washington on Thursday afternoon around 3:15...Read More

Sex ed bill clears the House, now goes back to Senate

Senate Bill 5395 passed the House on Wednesday 56-40 with two excused, bringing the sexual health education bill one step closer to becoming law.  The...Read More

Federal bill to fight coronavirus passes Congress

Congress passed a bill this week that allocates $8.3 billion to fighting COVID-19, an effort praised by native Washingtonian Rep. Kim Schrier (D-8th District). The...Read More