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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

POLITICO calls Inslee “the 2020 Dem who may actually know how to fix health care”

In an article titled, “The 2020 Dem who may actually now how to fix health care,” POLITICO reporter Dan Goldberg highlights Governor Jay Inslee’s accomplishments...Read More

Mayor Jenny Durkan and Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda announce legislation to invest at least $50 million in housing for people experiencing homelessness

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda today announced new legislation to provide at least $50 million in new resources to build and support...Read More

House Dems pick new leader next week

The House Democrats will caucus next week to select their new leader and presumptive Speaker. This follows Frank Chopp’s announcement that he will be leaving...Read More

Gov. Inslee introduces national health care plan

Governor Jay Inslee released his health care plan for Americans last week, as part of his 2020 presidential candidacy. Key elements of the plan are...Read More

Sen. O’Ban to pre-file bill banning local income taxes

In light of the Washington State Court of Appeals’ ruling on Seattle’s proposed graduated income tax, Sen. Steve O’Ban announced his intent to pre-file a...Read More

Good news, bad news on local income taxes

Jason Mercier wrote the following commentary on the Court of Appeals' recent ruling on Seattle's proposed graduated income tax....Read More