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Morning Wire: Bernie Sanders & Pete Buttigieg, Wire Insiders, 16th District Senate race

After months of facilitating health policy conferences around the west coast, editing, and writing for the Wire and our sister site State of Reform, DJ Wilson...Read More

Morning Wire: AG Bob Ferguson, B&O tax, Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon

Good midday to you — Happy Election Day! There is the New Hampshire primary, of course. But, also mobile voting in King County, and a host of local bond measures....Read More

Morning Wire: Intra-party conflict, Rep. Matt Boehnke, Joshua Collins

We publish this newsletter once a week during the session, featuring some of our reporting and additional links to political conversations and policy discussions taking...Read More

Morning Wire: Health policy update, Coronavirus, Rep. Mia Gregerson

“I just love the Wire.” That’s what we heard recently from one long time Olympia insider, which was so refreshing for so many reasons. We’re...Read More

Morning Wire: Gun hearings, JT Wilcox, Madeline Shannon

Week two of the session is underway. Our first session cut off is a mere 17 days away, so hearings are moving briskly. If a...Read More

Morning Wire: Gael Tarleton, David Frockt, Water rights

This is a historic week, as the first woman to hold the Speaker’s gavel takes the reigns in the House. Big congratulations to Rep. Laurie...Read More

2020 session starts amid rallies on farming, environment

Groups of demonstrators rallying in support of farming and environmental sustainability gathered outside the state capitol building just before the state’s House Democratic and Republican...Read More

Medicaid-managed care kicks off session for Health Committee

The Senate Health & Long-Term Care Committee started off the 2020 legislative session Monday with two presentations about managed care plans through Medicaid both nationally...Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Jake Fey, Capital gains, Joshua Freed

And, we’re back! We re-started content this week at the Wire ahead of next week’s session. That means our Morning Wire newsletter is back, too! I also...Read More

Morning Wire: Pre-filed bills, Gary Locke, Cyrus Habib, Kristine Reeves

We had a big week last week at Re-Wire, with 250 attendees, 42 elected officials, and many of the conversations teed up for next year’s...Read More