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Politics

Q&A with Rep. Paul Harris on Tobacco 21, his vaccine bill, and being a “weird Republican”

Rep. Paul Harris represents Washington’s 17th legislative district, covering eastern Vancouver and other parts of southwest Clark County. Harris has held his seat in the...Read More

Redistricting: Tracking state elections and legislative composition

The 2018 “blue wave” midterms saw increased Democratic representation in many state legislatures, including Washington State’s. Put in a broader context, though, some gains for...Read More

A survey of state gerrymandering cases

The 2010 census, and the redistricting that followed, prompted a series of lawsuits challenging state district maps. As the country approaches the 2020 census and...Read More

Wyble: Washington’s increasing national prominence

As the presidential campaign of 2020 starts heating up, our state elected officials are gaining a newfound prominence in our nation’s political conversations....Read More

Schultz answers two thorny Seattle questions

During a live interview with Monica Guzman at Moore Theatre in downtown Seattle, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz answered to what are two sore subjects...Read More

Jayapal featured on the cover of The Nation

Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal took one step further into the national spotlight last week, as the subject of a cover story from The Nation. The...Read More

Inslee announces appointment of Lisa Brown as director of Washington State Department of Commerce

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Lisa Brown as director of the Washington State Department of Commerce. Brown takes over from Brian Bonlender who...Read More

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

Sen. Billig

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