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Oregon Legislature to convene special session; Washington unlikely to do the same

On Friday afternoon, Oregon Governor Kate Brown is expected to call a special legislative session for Aug. 10, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting’s reporting. In...Read More

Video and Highlights – Going Back to School: COVID and Education Equity

On Wednesday, the Washington State Wire and City Year Seattle-King co-hosted a virtual conversation about COVID-19 and Education Equity. The conversation centered around what to...Read More

Q&A: Congressional Candidate Jackson Maynard

Jackson Maynard is a Republican candidate for Congress in Washington’s 10th District. An attorney by trade, Maynard previously worked as a prosecutor, practiced construction law...Read More

Effects of the public health and economic crises on health care in Washington State

At a hearing convened by the bipartisan Senate Special Committee on Economic Recovery (SCER) earlier this week, members were given a presentation on the effects...Read More

An intersectional perspective on economic recovery

The bipartisan Senate Special Committee on Economic Recovery (SCER) convened its second hearing this week. In the first hearing, conducted on June 16th, economists and...Read More

Economic uncertainty underpins state treasurer’s race

First-term State Treasurer Duane Davidson, one of two Republican statewide officeholders in Washington State, is facing a challenge from Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, a Democratic state...Read More

Why there won’t be a special session this summer – or at all

Recently, Joe O’Sullivan reported what had been increasingly clear in recent weeks: there will be no special session this summer to address the fiscal shortfall....Read More

10th Congressional District Candidate Debate: Full Video and Highlights

Last night, six candidates running for Congress in Washington 10th District convened virtually for a 90 minute debate on climate and environmental policy, economic policy,...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

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