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Seattle launching online registration system for short-term rentals

The Department of Finance and Administrative Services announced yesterday the city’s new registration system for short-term rentals will launch on Jan. 2, 2019. The city...Read More

Gov. Inslee’s clean-energy plan for 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a package of clean-energy legislation and investments for the 2019 Legislative Session at a press conference yesterday....Read More

Public Records Task Force wraps up recommendations for final report

The Legislative Task Force on Public Records held its final of four meetings Friday and reached agreement -- mostly -- on a list of recommendations...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

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner presents its 2019 legislative agenda

The Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) presented items from its 2019 Legislative Agenda to the House Business and Financial Services and House Health...Read More

The “Road Map to Washington’s Future” goes through a web of growth planning statutes

At a House Environment Committee meeting this week, representatives from the William D. Ruckelshaus Center presented an update on the “Road Map to Washington’s Future” project that...Read More

Almost 150 organizations coming to Re-Wire next week!

I am really excited to tell you about the folks coming to our 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference next week! Our speaker list is a very...Read More

Task force narrows recommendations for improving school-construction funding

The Improving State Funding for School Construction Joint Legislative Task Force held a meeting yesterday, in which members discussed recommendations due to the legislature December...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

Re-Wire Keynote: A Conversation with Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands

The predicted impacts of climate change are no secret to Washingtonians, with issues like wildfires and the state’s critically endangered orcas capturing headlines on a...Read More