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Policy

AG Ferguson sues to block Trump Administration from diverting billions for border wall

Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit today to block the Trump Administration’s plan to “reprogram” funding for more than $3.6 billion in congressionally approved military construction...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Paul Harris discusses receiving death threats over his vaccine bill

Representative Paul Harris represents Washington’s 17th Legislative District in eastern Vancouver and parts of southwest Clark County. He serves as the Caucus Chair of the...Read More

Morning Wire: Capital gains tax, Sen. Randi Becker, Joshua Freed

“Committee Days” last week held a few nuggets about what may be lined up for the 2020 session.  And, the governor’s race starts to pick...Read More

Becker calls for consequences after no evidence found to support Das allegations

In June, freshman Senator Mona Das claimed there were racist, sexist, and hateful comments made during closed-door meetings of the Senate Democratic caucus. The accusation...Read More

Legislature sues Governor Inslee for unconstitutional vetoes

Jason Mercier is the Director of the Center for Government Reform at Washington Policy Center and is based in the Tri-Cities.  He wrote the following commentary on...Read More

Insurance Commissioner releases 2020 legislative priorities

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler recently released his 2020 Legislative Priorities....Read More

McMorris Rodgers meets with Spokane Tribal Council to talk priorities

On Wednesday morning, U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers met with the Spokane Tribal Council in Wellpinit, Washington for an update on the key projects, programs,...Read More

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tours local health organizations in Spokane

On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers toured two Spokane community resources aimed at addressing major health challenges facing the region: homelessness and the opioid...Read More

Cantwell, Murray Announce Major Federal Investment for Rural Broadband in Stevens County

Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will provide nearly $4 million to increase broadband internet...Read More

State leaders react to election of House Speaker-designate Laurie Jinkins

Washington House Democrats elected Rep. Laurie Jinkins as the new House Speaker on Wednesday at a meeting in SeaTac. Jinkins, who represents the 27th LD...Read More