Upcoming Conference | 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 10, 2019 Register

Policy

New poll finds majority of likely Washington voters support guaranteed overtime pay policy

A new poll from Patinkin Research Strategies shows a majority of likely November 2020 Washington voters support a guaranteed overtime pay policy. The poll, which...Read More

Rep. Andrew Barkis presents 5 incentivized housing solutions

State Representative Andrew Barkis recently gave a presentation at the Association of Washington Business Housing Forum, where he outlined five tools he believes will make...Read More

Q&A: Rep. June Robinson on health care, homelessness, and the House Speaker election

Representative June Robinson represents Washington’s 38th Legislative District in Snohomish County. She serves as both a member of the House Health Care & Wellness Committee...Read More

Mona Das: meetings in the legislature full of “hate, misogyny, racism and sexism”

Recent remarks from Senator Mona Das describe closed-door meetings in the Legislature as full of "sexism, racism, and misogyny."...Read More

U.S. Rep. Heck introduces bill to rescind Wounded Knee Massacre medals

Last week, U.S. Representative Denny Heck introduced legislation to rescind the 20 Medals of Honor awarded for actions at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre....Read More

Rep. Drew Hansen opens exploratory committee for Attorney General

Representative Drew Hansen announced his plans to form an exploratory committee to run for Washington State Attorney General....Read More

Cambia Grove holds kick-off conversation on Washington’s public option

On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee was joined by a group of legislators, patients, and state health leaders to discuss the roll-out of the Legislature’s...Read More

Op-ed: The Environmental Value of Hydropower

President Russ Skolrood, Vice President Arie Callaghan, and Secretary Dave Timmons are the elected Board of Commissioners for the Grays Harbor Public Utility District #1. ...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Claire Wilson on her first session in the Legislature

Sen. Wilson is the Vice Chair of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee and serves on the Transportation and Human Services, Reentry &...Read More

Refuse to cooperate with state audit, lose taxing authority

Jason Mercier wrote the following commentary on a recent report from the State Auditor's Office highlighting unauditable governments in Washington....Read More