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Politics

The human capital costs of the Janus ruling

One of the most important impacts of Janus might be lost to outside observers. Without intentional leadership to recruit, retain, and organize younger workers in...Read More

What’s the difference between a Northwest Republican and a Helsinki Republican?

The question for Republicans today in Washington State is this:  are you a Helsinki Republican or a Northwest Republican?  It's very hard to be both....Read More

A round-up of recent local gun safety efforts

While Seattle's safe storage ordinance is under challenge from the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and the National Rifle Association (NRA) based on state law preemption,...Read More

DC lobbyist makes the case for Democrat and Republican success in the midterm elections

Washington DC lobbyist Bruce Mehlman, published a new slide deck on Friday that explores the various political and economic factors that will likely have an...Read More

NRA, SAF file lawsuit against City of Seattle over gun safety ordinance

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), the National Rifle Association (NRA), and two Seattle residents have filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle over its...Read More

Court speeds up family separation lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Marsha Pechman today granted Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to fast-track the multistate lawsuit filed last month against the Trump...Read More

CWU receives final report on sexual harassment allegations against Rep. Manweller, results not yet made public

Central Washington University received the final investigative report regarding sexual harassment accusations against Republican Representative Matt Manweller earlier this month. Though the university received the...Read More

Upcoming primary races to watch

The Secretary of State’s office will mail out ballots this Friday for the upcoming August 7th top-two primary. Of the 49 Legislative Districts in the...Read More

Morning Wire: Primaries to watch, Planned Parenthood, #Seahomeless

A pathway to a Republican Senate Majority, #seahomeless day of media coverage, and a Q&A with Planned Parenthood are all featured in this week's edition...Read More

Q&A with Willa Marth of Planned Parenthood Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands: educational programs, the lawsuits, and federal policy impacts

After the Department of Health and Human Services announced in July 2017 that it would abruptly cut funding for the National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program...Read More