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Inslee statement on new Washington State Labor Council leadership

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement on the appointment of Larry Brown as president of the Washington Labor Council, AFL-CIO and April Sims as secreatry...Read More

Q&A with Sen. Maureen Walsh on caucus leadership, civility, and what’s next for Senate Republicans

Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh represents the 16th Legislative District, which is home to Columbia and Walla Walla counties and parts of Benton and Franklin...Read More

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Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig’s statement on the suspension of the Senate’s investigation into the allegation against Sen. Joe Fain

“Four weeks ago, our Republican colleagues stood with us to launch a bipartisan, independent investigation into Candace Faber’s rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain. That...Read More

Re-Wire Keynote: A Conversation with House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox

A closing keynote conversation with Representative J.T. Wilcox will round out a day of rich policy discussions at our 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference on December...Read More

Senate Republicans speaking out against planned Fain investigation

Two Republican State Senators — Sens. Ann Rivers and Randi Becker — are speaking out against the Senate’s planned investigation into Sen. Joe Fain, who...Read More

Sen. Becker on Republican Caucus leadership: “I’m just excited there are six women and two men.”

The Washington State Senate Republican Caucus announced its newly elected leaders recently; three roles on the leadership roster will be changing hands. Sen. Shelly Short,...Read More

Senate Dems create two new committees to address homelessness and mental health in 2019

Lawmakers have repeatedly indicated that addressing homelessness and improving Washington’s mental health system will be top priorities during the upcoming legislative session. On Wednesday, Senate...Read More

Senate Democrats elect most diverse leadership team in history

Senate Democrats will be led by the most diverse leadership team in the history of the Washington State Legislature when lawmakers return to Olympia in...Read More

Speaker Chopp outlines legislative priorities for 2019 session

Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp made himself available to media on Wednesday, a day after announcing his decision to step down from his leadership post...Read More

House Dems elect most of leadership team

On Tuesday, the Washington House Democratic Caucus held elections for many of its leadership positions. So far, the only position that will be changing hands...Read More