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The Sunday Observer: The mysterious death of House Bill 1099

At the late-night press conference after the gavel fell on the Washington Legislature’s 2022 session around midnight on Thursday, our sisters and brothers in news¹ had...Read More

The Sunday Observer: Paving over the locals for green energy but not for housing density

We’re in the final week of the Legislature’s session when lawmakers must negotiate a complex deal to get out of town. Friday marked the last...Read More

The Sunday Observer: Transportation gets dicey

Two of the most striking elements of the Democrats’ proposed transportation package in Olympia this year were its lack of bipartisanship and its unusual degree of bicameral...Read More

The Sunday Observer: California group spends big to change Seattle elections

A California-based group has poured $160,000 into a campaign to aggressively revamp Seattle’s primary election system. That’s likely enough to collect the signatures necessary to...Read More