Upcoming Conference | 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 13, 2018 Register

Policy

PDC making more progress on case work this fiscal year

One of the main goals of House Bill 2938, which was signed into law earlier this year, was to streamline the process followed by the...Read More

Senate Republicans announce package of affordable-housing bills

In the 2019 session, Washington State Senate Republicans plan to present a package of — at this point — 17 bills they say would ultimately...Read More

Matt Shea’s Liberty State campaign: “Stage II” begins January 2019

Rep. Matt Shea, who recently received national attention for a written manifesto he authored on the “Biblical Basis for War,” is also well-known for his...Read More

WA Reps. DelBene and Heck announce bid for national campaign leadership

The day after Democrats took control of the US House, Washington State Representatives Suzan DelBene and Denny Heck announced their intent to compete for Chair...Read More

Early results show voter approval for three initiatives, carbon fee falls behind

This midterm election, Washington voters made their voices heard on four big-issue initiatives that drew national attention. Early results show 20- and 18-point advantages in...Read More

Health care figures as a key issue in Rossi/Schrier race

The results of a new AARP poll released on Wednesday, shows older voters in Washington’s 8th Congressional District have health care on their minds as...Read More

First US Senate debate offers window into candidates’ stances

Last Monday, Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and her Republican challenger Susan Hutchison met for their first debate leading up to the November midterm election....Read More

Human rights index measures LGBTQ equality in 10 Washington cities

The Human Right’s Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s latest Municipal Equality Index (MEI) shows Washington cities performing above the national average in LGBTQ Equality measurements. The 2018...Read More

Washington State Senate establishes ‘Code of Conduct Workgroup’

The Washington State Senate has begun Phase II of its effort to maintain an appropriate and respectful workplace in the Legislature with the creation of...Read More

Republican Senators put forth package of legislation focused on prioritizing mental health in Washington

On Wednesday morning, Senators Steve O’Ban, John Braun, and Randi Becker announced a series of proposals aimed at improving mental health care and addiction recovery...Read More