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Seattle City Council passes Mayor Durkan’s shelter and bridge housing plan

On Monday the Seattle City Council unanimously approved Mayor Jenny Durkan’s legislation to increase bridge housing and shelter options to shelter over 500 more per...Read More

State revenue forecast up $298 million but trade war threat looms

Washington's economy continues to outperform the nation, but the threat of a trade war puts a damper on the good news from today's state revenue forecast. ...Read More

Morning Wire: Election update, tariff impacts, presidential primary

An election update, a mental health bill out of California, and a proposal to move up Washington’s presidential primary date are featured in this edition...Read More

Washington Democrats hold annual convention to approve 2018 platform

Highlights of the platform include new proposals for housing justice, reducing gun violence, open and transparent elections, and calls to end family separation at the...Read More

A recap of US Senate candidate statement videos

TVW published their “Video Voters’ Guide” over the weekend, featuring candidate statements for those vying for Maria Cantwell’s U.S. Senate seat as well as the...Read More

Jim Boldt on homelessness in Washington: Homeless McCleary?

Jim Boldt wrote the following commentary on the state's role in providing funding to address homelessness. ...Read More

CA is considering a bill on childhood mental health services, WA state legislators have noticed

A bill to increase access to early childhood mental health services passed unanimously out of the California Senate Education and Human Services Committee on Wednesday...Read More

Murray blasts Trump on Canada, Mexico, and EU tariffs

On Thursday Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) issued a scathing letter in defense of Washington State, chastising President Trump for the recent tariffs against Canada, Mexico,...Read More

PDC reports show little activity in Sawyer campaign

A look into Rep. David Sawyer’s recent Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) filings shows what appears to be a stalled campaign. On Wednesday, Rep. David Sawyer...Read More

Durkan’s homeless legislation move on to full council vote

The Seattle City Council committee unanimously voted to pass Mayor Durkan’s housing and shelter proposal on to a full council vote next week....Read More