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CERB invests more than $10 million in rural, broadband projects

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) yesterday approved $8,272,040 million in grants and $1,975,000 in low-interest loans for planning, economic development and rural...Read More

Three Washington budget requests we’re tracking

Washington State agencies submitted their budget requests to the Governor’s office this month, documents which generally highlight their priorities for the coming fiscal year and...Read More

Three housing issues lawmakers are thinking about

Housing is a top priority for Washington State legislators as they look ahead to the 2022 session. If they’re thinking about housing, legislators are generally...Read More

DoH releases COVID surveillance report

A new surveillance report from the Washington State Department of Health highlights how powerful existing vaccines are at combating COVID-19, and keeping people alive and...Read More

Senate Republicans release prison recommendations

Leaders of the Senate Republican Caucus have released a report on Washington’s prison policies, calling for the state Department of Corrections to adjust its priorities. ...Read More

Morning Wire: Biden’s support slips in the 8th, Q&A w/ Sen. Curtis King, Capital gains

Last week, our sister site State of Reform kicked off its conference season with the 2021 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference. If you couldn’t...Read More

Register now for the 2021 Re-Wire Policy Conference

The 2021 Re-Wire Policy Conference is returning on Dec. 15 at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. As always, the conference is a non-partisan,...Read More

Changes to WA Cares Fund likely next session

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle expect to see changes to the Washington Cares Fund in the 2022 session as they try to ensure...Read More

OP-ED: Slade Gorton & The 9/11 Commission: A Unity of Purpose

As our nation this past weekend recognized 20 years since that infamous day in 2001, Washingtonians should also reflect upon our own unique tie to...Read More

Judge allows capital gains tax lawsuits to proceed

A pair of legal challenges to Washington State’s capital gains tax will be allowed to proceed after a Douglas County judge tossed out the state’s...Read More