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Morning Wire: Coronavirus, Session takeaways, Inslee’s leadership

Like most folks, we are working from home starting at the end of last week. My kids are figuring out how to manage online learning,...Read More

14 state legislators leaving their seats in 2021

As of now, 14 Washington State legislators are either retiring from the Legislature or running for another public office. Seven House Democrats will be leaving...Read More

Rep. Christine Kilduff announces that she will not seek re-election in the 28th Legislative District

Representative Christine Kilduff, D-University Place, announced today that she will not seek re-election to her seat in the 28th Legislative District. She will complete her...Read More

2020 session sees some environmental progress, but Senate fails to pass two major climate bills

Washington’s Environmental Priorities Coalition (EPC), that represents more than 20 statewide organizations, noted some environmental progress in 2020. Two of four 2020 EPC Priorities passed...Read More

Jinkins & Wilcox discuss their main takeaways from the 2020 session

House Speaker Laurie Jinkins and Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox sat down for separate interviews today with Mike McClanahan of TVW to discuss their main takeaways...Read More

Staffer in Sen. Cantwell’s D.C. office tests positive for COVID-19

A staffer in Sen. Maria Cantwell’s Washington D.C. office has tested positive for COVID-19. It is the first known case of COVID-19 confirmed on Capitol...Read More

Senate and House agree on 2020 supplemental operating budget

Lawmakers in the House and Senate today unveiled a $1 billion, 2020 supplemental operating budget. At the center of the budget is a $160 million...Read More

Inslee announces rollout of new COVID-19 protective measures

Gov. Jay Inslee announced new measures to combat the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in a press conference Tuesday morning. He also thanked residents of the...Read More

Opinion: Why Bernie Sanders is the right choice for Democrats

Senator Bernie Sanders is the right choice for the Democratic nomination because he’ll challenge the misdirection that leads liberalism astray.  If the Democrats are to...Read More

Opinion: Why I’m probably a “Never Bernie” club member

In our age of partisan orthodoxy, I try really hard to take our individual politicians as they are rather than as they are labeled. I...Read More