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Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig’s statement on the suspension of the Senate’s investigation into the allegation against Sen. Joe Fain

“Four weeks ago, our Republican colleagues stood with us to launch a bipartisan, independent investigation into Candace Faber’s rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain. That...Read More

Morning Wire: Hilary Franz, future of the GMA, Governor’s budget

Nine days until the 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference takes place on December 13th! In this edition of the Morning Wire, we connect some of the conversations in...Read More

Re-Wire Keynote: A Conversation with House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox

A closing keynote conversation with Representative J.T. Wilcox will round out a day of rich policy discussions at our 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference on December...Read More

Senate Republicans speaking out against planned Fain investigation

Two Republican State Senators — Sens. Ann Rivers and Randi Becker — are speaking out against the Senate’s planned investigation into Sen. Joe Fain, who...Read More

New report urges for more efforts to close performance gaps for Washington students

A new legislative report from the Washington State Board of Education (SBE) shows mixed results on progress toward the state’s 10-year goal to close performance...Read More

Re-Wire Keynote: Transparency, Governance, and the Future of Public Records

Last session’s drama around the Public Records Act is still simmering, with the Legislative Task Force on Public Records presenting its final report on December...Read More

Congresswoman Jayapal pushes for National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, who represents Washington’s 7th Congressional District, joined California Senator Kamala Harris and Ai-jen Poo, Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance,...Read More

Sen. Becker on Republican Caucus leadership: “I’m just excited there are six women and two men.”

The Washington State Senate Republican Caucus announced its newly elected leaders recently; three roles on the leadership roster will be changing hands. Sen. Shelly Short,...Read More

Senate Dems create two new committees to address homelessness and mental health in 2019

Lawmakers have repeatedly indicated that addressing homelessness and improving Washington’s mental health system will be top priorities during the upcoming legislative session. On Wednesday, Senate...Read More

Senate Democrats elect most diverse leadership team in history

Senate Democrats will be led by the most diverse leadership team in the history of the Washington State Legislature when lawmakers return to Olympia in...Read More