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Coalition forms to oppose potential long-term care budget cuts

A group of Long-Term Care advocates in Washington State have formed a coalition in response to potential budget cuts to services utilized by senior citizens...Read More

Morning Wire: 10th CD Debate, Behavioral health, Mike Vaska

We are super excited to be co-hosting tomorrow night’s debate with the candidates in the 10th CD, and we’re building a similar event with candidates...Read More

Legislative subcommittee holds meeting on COVID-19 impacts on behavioral health

The Senate Behavioral Health Subcommittee held a meeting Monday morning to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral health in Washington State. During...Read More

Q&A: Mike Vaska on his run for attorney general

Longtime Seattle lawyer Mike Vaska is running to become Washington State’s next attorney general. Vaska, a Republican, is hoping to deny incumbent Bob Ferguson a...Read More

New guidance from Treasury on uses of CARES Act relief funds

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has again updated its “Coronavirus Relief Fund Frequently Asked Questions” document. The relief fund is the source of the $2.953...Read More

Judge rules that Inslee’s transportation budget vetoes exceeded his authority

A Thurston County Superior Court judge ruled that Gov. Inslee’s 2019 vetoes of provisions in the state’s two-year transportation budget exceeded his constitutional authority. Judge Carol...Read More

Chopp, Stokesbary lay out divergent approaches to economic recovery

On a recent episode of TVW’s “The Impact,” hosted by Mike McClanahan, former Democratic Speaker of the House, Rep. Frank Chopp and House Republican budget...Read More

Monsanto to pay record $95 million to end Ferguson’s lawsuit over PCBS

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Monsanto will pay $95 million to resolve Ferguson’s lawsuit over the company’s manufacturing, marketing and distribution of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)....Read More

King County Council approves new round of COVID-19 emergency funding

Tuesday afternoon, the King County Council approved $86 million in emergency funding for COVID-19 response – the third round of emergency funding the Council has...Read More

Washington 10th Congressional District Candidate Debate slated for July 1st

On Wednesday, July 1, Washington State Wire and The Nature Conservancy in Washington will host virtual debate between six candidates for the 10th Congressional District...Read More