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Jim Boldt: Environmental/Health Justice? What, Where and Why No Definition?

A proviso in the 2019-2021 biennial operating budget directs the Governor’s Inter-agency Council on Health Disparities to convene and staff an Environmental Justice Task Force...Read More

Morning Wire: Legislators on the move, Sports betting, Universal health care

We release our Topical Agenda this week for the 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference coming up on December 10th. We'd be thrilled to have you register...Read More

MLB and state gambling commission meet for sports betting talks

The Washington State Gambling Commission and legal representatives from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Seattle Mariners met recently to discuss sports betting in Washington...Read More

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency releases draft of clean fuel standard

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) has released a clean fuel standard draft rule that would apply to transportation fuels supplied or sold in...Read More

Disagreements arise over tax exemption program

In a series of recent letters, state agencies – including the Department of Commerce, Department of Revenue, and the Office of Financial Management – responded...Read More

Universal health care work group holds first meeting

Members of a work group directed to provide recommendations to the Washington State Legislature on how to create, implement, maintain, and fund a universal health...Read More

GOP group calls on Rep. Beutler to speak out against President Trump in new Fox News ad

Republicans for the Rule of Law — a coalition of Republicans focused on preserving the independence of prosecutors from politics — will move forward this...Read More

Sanders raises over $3 million in third quarter from Washington State

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign announced on Thursday it raised over $3 million from Washington State in the third quarter of 2019. The funding comes...Read More

Chief Justice Mary E. Fairhurst Announces Retirement

Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary E. Fairhurst, has announced her intention to retire from the Washington Supreme Court effective January 5, 2020. With...Read More

Jim Boldt: “Vaccination Exemption – Is Your Religion, Religious Enough?”

Jim Boldt, President of Duckabush Communications/Public Affairs, wrote the following commentary on the Department of Health, Board of Health meeting regarding the implementation of the...Read More