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Stanford appointed 1st Legislative District senator

Derek Stanford was unanimously appointed state senator for the 1st Legislative District this morning at a joint meeting of the King and Snohomish County councils...Read More

Report: Seattle ranked 12th best “global startup ecosystem”

Startup Genome, an organization that aims to support startup success, recently released its 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The report ranks the best startup ecosystems...Read More

Mona Das: meetings in the legislature full of “hate, misogyny, racism and sexism”

Recent remarks from Senator Mona Das describe closed-door meetings in the Legislature as full of "sexism, racism, and misogyny."...Read More

U.S. Rep. Heck introduces bill to rescind Wounded Knee Massacre medals

Last week, U.S. Representative Denny Heck introduced legislation to rescind the 20 Medals of Honor awarded for actions at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre....Read More

Rep. Drew Hansen opens exploratory committee for Attorney General

Representative Drew Hansen announced his plans to form an exploratory committee to run for Washington State Attorney General....Read More

Washington’s path to clean energy can also save orca—and salmon they need to thrive

Tom France, a Regional Executive Director of the National Wildlife Federation, wrote the following letter to the editor in response to a recent op-ed from...Read More

Behavioral Health Subcommittee discusses jail diversion projects

On Wednesday, the Senate Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long-Term Care held a committee meeting on a broad range of behavioral health topics. Among...Read More

Cambia Grove holds kick-off conversation on Washington’s public option

On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee was joined by a group of legislators, patients, and state health leaders to discuss the roll-out of the Legislature’s...Read More

Op-ed: The Environmental Value of Hydropower

President Russ Skolrood, Vice President Arie Callaghan, and Secretary Dave Timmons are the elected Board of Commissioners for the Grays Harbor Public Utility District #1. ...Read More

Morning Wire: Sen. Claire Wilson, Inslee campaign update, “unauditable” governments

Some of the most important topics in Washington State politics, written with smart brevity for your quick read....Read More