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Politics

New poll shows Cantwell with double digit lead over Hutchison

Results from a poll released Thursday show Sen. Maria Cantwell with a substantial lead over Republican Susan Hutchison. The poll, sponsored by the Northwest Progressive...Read More

Support for gun safety measures building as lawmakers call for special session

After difficulty gaining momentum during the legislative session, bi-partisan support is now building behind gun safety proposals, but there are major differences between the parties...Read More

Sen. Palumbo confident Seattle head tax will be repealed

Sen. Palumbo discusses the referendum campaign and legislative options to overturn the Seattle head tax while at the Washington Policy Center Solutions Summit....Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Dye Q&A, WSLC on 1631, Inslee in DC

Filing week, charter schools, and Susan Hutchison are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More

2018 candidate filing week: trends, surprises, and races to watch

Friday marked the end of a busy 2018 filing week where 426 candidates filed for 158 statewide offices in Washington. Overall, the crowd of candidates...Read More

Q&A with Rep. Mary Dye on the Washington State Women’s Commission

Rep. Dye discusses the Washington State Women's Commission and her priority to focus on the unique challenges rural women face....Read More

Washington lawmakers react to failed farm bill

Friday morning the U.S. House of Representatives rejected the $897 billion House farm bill by a vote of 198-213. Thirty Republicans joined 183 Democratic Representatives...Read More

DOL terminates data contracts with federal immigration agencies

The DOL reports they have terminated 4 federal contracts and restructured 9 additional contracts related to data sharing and immigration....Read More

Morning Wire: filing week, I-940, artificial intelligence

Changes in Washington's mental health system and early highlights from filing week are featured in this week's Morning Wire....Read More

Inslee, Wyman announce funding for 2018 statewide ballot return postage

Gov. Inslee and Secretary of State Wyman announced they have secured funding for statewide ballot return postage in the 2018 Primary and General Elections....Read More