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Morning Wire: Rep. David Hackney, Heat wave, K-shaped recovery

We’re taking the next two weeks off here at the Wire for the first half of July, or thereabouts. This newsletter will be back ahead...Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. April Berg, Heat dome, #WAAudit

We have some great candidates for our open reporter position at the Wire, and for another position at our sister-site State of Reform. We’ll take...Read More

Morning Wire: Gun regulations, NIL rights, Re-opening the Canadian border

Thank you to new members who are putting wind in our sails! These include Lisa Macfarlane, Kelsey Christensen-Abel, Renee Radcliff Sinclair, and Thomas Hall. We...Read More

Morning Wire: Q&A w/Sara Nelson, New lead reporter position, Wildfire season

This may be the calm before the storm. Thursday is the last published day on the US Supreme Court calendar to release opinions from its current term...Read More

Morning Wire: Disparities in health outcomes, Guaranteed basic income, June hearings

I’m about to host a conversation with Rep. My-Linh Thai, CEO of CHPW Leanne Berge, and Ali Thomas, MD, of Kaiser Permanente. We’ll talk through...Read More

Morning Wire: Legislative Republicans, Inslee vetoes, Equity statement

After 14 months of COVID, 5,754 residents have passed away from COVID. But, some number of our 7.6m residents have suffered from the trauma of...Read More

Morning Wire: Inslee vetoes, Candidate filing, Rainy day funds

Since the virtual conversation we’re hosting at 3:30 PM today is top of mind, would you like to see more video content at the Wire? Do you...Read More

Morning Wire: ARPA funds, recapping the 2021 session, Karen Besserman

A friendly reminder that this weekly newsletter is free to read but not free to produce. If you get a little something out of our...Read More

Morning Wire: Sen. Joe Nguyen, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, Rep. Eileen Cody

Big kuddos to our reporter Michael Goldberg. He’ll be heading to the USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism for graduate work this fall. He’s...Read More

Morning Wire: Capital gains tax passes, Budgets, Republican response

This was an impressive session for progressives, the likes of which we haven’t seen since either the 1993 session. The challenge for them now will...Read More