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Gonzaga’s Mark Few testifies before Sen. Cantwell and Senate Committee over NIL legislation

Wednesday morning, Gonzaga University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mark Few testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee over Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)...Read More

Morning Wire: Inslee vetoes, Candidate filing, Rainy day funds

Since the virtual conversation we’re hosting at 3:30 PM today is top of mind, would you like to see more video content at the Wire? Do you...Read More

Virtual Conversation: Recapping the 2021 Session: Legislative Republicans

The Washington State Wire will host a virtual conversation Tuesday, May 18 at 3:30 PM with Republican legislative leaders on the 2021 legislative session. While...Read More

Breakdown of American Rescue Plan funding going to Washington public housing authorities

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by Congress in March will send nearly $28 million in housing relief to public housing authorities (PHAs) across...Read More

ICYMI: Recapping the 2021 Session with Legislative Democrats

The Wire hosted a virtual conversation this week with Sen. Manka Dhigra, Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, Rep. Marcus Riccelli and Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon on the 2021...Read More

WSHA calls on Inslee to veto section of public option bill

In a letter sent to Governor Jay Inslee’s office on Tuesday evening, the Washington State Hospital Association called on the governor to veto a portion...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Marilyn Strickland on how Congress can help localities build more housing near transit

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) announced this month that she is cosponsoring an updated version of H.R.2483, the Build More Housing Near Transit Act, to incentivize...Read More

The 2021 legislative session by the numbers

The Legislature adjourned Sunday after a session defined by the unique virtual manner in which it was conducted and the wide range of issues before...Read More

Bateman: “Compassion and opportunity are stronger than iron bars”

Rep. Jessica Bateman knows her story is unique. It shouldn’t be, but it is. Before the Washington State House of Representatives awarded final passage Saturday...Read More

Senate responds “Do Not Concur” to House capital gains amendments

In an order of consideration filed today, the State Senate responded to the capital gains tax bill passed by the House yesterday with a “Do...Read More