Policy

Gov. Inslee and Gov. Raimondo write op-ed supporting Dreamers

Governor Jay Inslee and Governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island wrote an op-ed featured in Newsweek yesterday. The op-ed praises the contributions Dreamers make to the...Read More

Association of Washington Cities honors Sen. Sharon Brown with City Champion Award

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC), an Olympia-based organization advocating on behalf of Washington’s 281 cities and towns, honored Senator Sharon Brown (R-Kennewick) with a...Read More

Senate Law & Justice Committee investigates Sound Transit

The Senate Law and Justice Committee held its first hearing in its Sound Transit investigation on September 26. The Committee is investigating whether Sound Transit...Read More

Nealey, Republican lawmakers urge Attorney General to defend state law against local income taxes

Rep. Terry Nealey, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, and 35 other House Republican lawmakers, sent a letter to Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson...Read More

Washington state House Democrats ask Congress to find a solution to keep DACA recipients here

This week, all 50 members of the Washington state House Democratic Caucus sent a letter to Speaker Ryan and Majority Leader McConnell requesting that Congress...Read More

Podcast: Rep. Joe Schmick on Washington State Policy and Politics

Now that’s the nicest way I’ve ever heard anyone say ‘You’re a bold-faced liar.’ Representative Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) tells us the story behind that comment,...Read More

Rep. Taylor says new comprehensive study on Hirst shows rural economic devastation

The Building Industry Association of Washington released a comprehensive report detailing the potential economic impacts of the state Supreme Court’s flawed Hirst decision. Rep. David Taylor,...Read More

Podcast: State Senator Mike Padden on the last legislative session

We visited State Senator Mike Padden in his district office in Spokane Valley.  In this podcast interview, Padden talks through the details and implications of...Read More

A Conversation with David Postman, Chief of Staff to Gov. Inslee

Usually, if you know the name of the Governor’s Chief of Staff, it’s because you’re either an Olympia insider – or because something really bad...Read More

More lawsuits filed against Seattle’s illegal income tax

Three separate lawsuits have now been filed against Seattle’s illegal income tax. The first lawsuit was filed on July 14. Today two more lawsuits were filed, one by...Read More

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