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Sexual harassment, equal pay, and women’s health bills signed into law

On Wednesday, the governor signed a package of bills aimed at improving women's health and ensuring equal pay for equal work. Inslee also signed a...Read More

Lobbyists give 2018 legislative session highest grade in 9 years

According to a recently released poll, lobbyists gave the 2018 legislative session the best Legislative Report Card in 9 years. The report card includes lobbyists'...Read More

Morning Wire: Noel Frame, Dale Peinecke, King County Democrats

The 2018 legislative session was one of the more productive in recent memory, driven in significant part by the leadership of the Senate Democrats.  As...Read More

Rep. Frame squares off against AWB on B&O tax cuts

In a Twitter thread posted Thursday morning, Representative Noel Frame accused the Association of Washington Business (AWB) of “some seriously breathtaking hypocrisy” over their call...Read More

Washington Legislature receives ‘dishonorable mention’ Black Hole Award

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has awarded the Washington State Legislature a dishonorable mention Black Hole Award for SB 6617 and their attempt to...Read More

Pacific Coast Collaborative announces new joint efforts

On Friday morning, Premier of British Columbia John Horgan, Governor Inslee, California Secretary for Environmental Protection Matt Rodriguez, and Oregon Energy Director Janine Benner came...Read More

McCabe’s ‘Erin’s Law’ signed into law

This press release was provided by the Washington State House Republicans Rep. Gina McCabe’s legislation to ensure students receive age-appropriate, sexual abuse prevention information and training...Read More

Dale Peinecke, commissioner of the Employment Security Department, resigns amidst investigation into workplace conduct

Gov. Jay Inslee today accepted the resignation of Dale Peinecke, commissioner of the state Employment Security Department who was appointed at the start of Inslee’s...Read More

Town hall to discuss guns brings together students, lawmakers, and gun rights advocates

On Wednesday evening, KIRO 7 hosted a town hall to discuss gun control, gun rights, and possible solutions to end gun violence in schools. Among...Read More

Inslee signs orca protection executive order

Governor Inslee called for statewide action to protect Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Puget Sound this morning in Seattle.  By executive order, Inslee requested...Read More