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CERB invests more than $10 million in rural, broadband projects

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) yesterday approved $8,272,040 million in grants and $1,975,000 in low-interest loans for planning, economic development and rural...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Curtis King on transportation

Sen. Curtis King (R-14th LD) is a ranking member of the Senate Transportation Committee. He served as Chair of the Committee from 2015 to 2017...Read More

Poll: Biden’s support slipping in the 8th CD

A new poll from the conservative American Action Network found that the Biden administration is losing support in seven Congressional swing districts, including Washington’s 8th,...Read More

A conversation on abolition with Rep. Kirsten Harris-Talley

Prison abolition isn’t a new concept, but after the sustained protests during the summer and fall of 2020 following the murder of George Floyd, it...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Alex Ybarra on vaccine mandates, emergency powers

Rep. Alex Ybarra represents Washington’s 13th Legislative District, and sits as a ranking member on the Education Committee. He also serves on the Civil Rights...Read More

Re-districting Washington’s Congressional districts: 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 8th

With census data now out by Congressional district, we can start thinking through possible shifts in the maps of the 10 members of Congress representing...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Jesse Johnson on police reform

Last session was a watershed moment for the police reform movement in Washington State. Two key pieces of legislation passed: HB 1310 created new use...Read More

A few thoughts on the census data by LD

The Washington State Re-Districting Commission released census data by legislative district during its August 16th meeting. This was drawn from data provided by the US...Read More

Select slides on Washington State’s economic recovery tell mixed story

It’s worth reviewing some of the economic data of the moment to fully appreciate what we’re going through and where we’ve been. The Dept. of...Read More

Rep. Ramel eyes climate legislation in 2022

Rep. Alex Ramel (D-40th) is planning on reintroducing a revised version of the Healthy Homes and Clean Buildings Act, legislation that would seek to reduce...Read More