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Liz Berry announces campaign for 36th state legislative seat

Liz Berry, a Queen Anne mother of two and proven champion for justice and families, today announced her campaign for House Pos. 2 in Washington’s...Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Jake Fey, Capital gains, Joshua Freed

And, we’re back! We re-started content this week at the Wire ahead of next week’s session. That means our Morning Wire newsletter is back, too! I also...Read More

Women-centric bills on the docket this session

Several new bills benefitting women and girls were pre-filed in the weeks ahead of the upcoming legislative session, which if passed would expand access to...Read More

Podcast: A Conversation with Joshua Freed

Former Bothell Mayor Joshua Freed is running for governor in 2020 and centering his platform around the homelessness crisis. He is building a campaign in the...Read More

Rep. Kristine Reeves is running for Congress

Representative Kristine Reeves announced this morning that she is running for Congress in Washington’s 10th Congressional District. Reeves, a Democrat from Federal Way, joins an...Read More

Inslee releases supplemental budget, prioritizes reducing homelessness

In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Inslee revealed his supplemental budget proposal heading into the 2020 session. Headlining the budget proposal is $319 million...Read More

Morning Wire: Pre-filed bills, Gary Locke, Cyrus Habib, Kristine Reeves

We had a big week last week at Re-Wire, with 250 attendees, 42 elected officials, and many of the conversations teed up for next year’s...Read More

L&I announces new state overtime rules

New rules related to overtime protections and the state minimum wage were announced this week by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I)....Read More

117 bills already introduced during pre-filing period

With the pre-filing period well underway, members of the House and Senate have already introduced a combined total of 117 bills. Pre-filed bills are submitted...Read More

Rep. Kristine Reeves resigns

In a statement posted to her Facebook page, Kristine Reeves, a Democrat from Federal Way representing Washington’s 30th District, announced her resignation from the Washington...Read More