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Op-ed: New Organization Educates About Harm of Rent Control, Need for Housing

Thousands of people move to Washington state every year but there aren’t enough rental homes for everybody who needs one. Washington’s population has grown by...Read More

Morning Wire: 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference

Since we are one week out from our 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference, and since the event tees up some of the most important topics worth...Read More

How increasing diversity is changing Olympia

The changing demographics of the legislative community are increasingly reflective of the changing composition of Washington State’s communities. Around the country and in Washington State, these...Read More

Morning Wire: 2020 race for governor, Committee days, the implications of a Capital Gains Tax

We re-launched the Wire about this time three years ago. Our goal was and is to provide an additional, thoughtful voice to cover state politics,...Read More

House Democratic Caucus taps Alex MacBain as new Chief of Staff

There will be a new Chief of Staff at the helm of the House Democratic Caucus. Replacing former Chief of Staff Orlando Cano will be...Read More

Understanding the math: 2020 race for governor

The math works in funny ways in the 2020 governor race, creating the possibility of two Democrats in the general election...Read More

What are the implications of a Capital Gains Tax in Washington State?

True to form, the 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference will serve as a platform for conversations that could feature prominently during the upcoming legislative session. One...Read More

House Democrats elect Rep. Melanie Morgan as deputy floor leader

Rep. Melanie Morgan (D-Parkland) was elected by her colleagues today to serve as deputy majority floor leader. A first-term legislator who belongs to the most...Read More

The gray area around defining political advertisements in Washington State

Political advertisements in Washington State are defined in concrete terms, though perhaps not concrete enough to prevent some types of advertisements from circumventing public disclosure...Read More

Detailed Agenda for 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference is now available!

The Detailed Agenda for our 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference on December 10th is now available! Like the Washington State Wire, the 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference is a non-partisan,...Read More