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Insight from new labor supply stats

New labor supply and demand statistics are available for October, and provide insight into what’s happening with Washington’s employment crunch.  The reports, provided by the...Read More

Morning Wire: Redistricting, Q&A w/ Rep. JT Wilcox, Steve Hobbs appointment

With Thanksgiving this week, we’d like to take a moment to thank each of you for your support, your readership, and your feedback. We wouldn’t...Read More

Q&A: Rep. JT Wilcox on 2022 legislative priorities

Rep. JT Wilcox (R-2nd LD) serves as the House Republican Leader, and sits on the House Rules Committee. The Wire spoke with Wilcox to see...Read More

Committee Week: Emissions, zoning, evictions

Following up on our story from yesterday on this week’s committee meetings, we’re bringing you information from two more sessions. Just this week there will...Read More

Committee Week: Ferries, wildfires, credit scoring

Washington’s legislative committees kicked into high gear this week ahead of the 2022 session, providing a preview of what bills and policies we’re likely to...Read More

The questions surrounding Washington’s redistricting process

After months of community outreach and drafting maps, Washington’s Redistricting Commission failed to approve congressional and legislative district maps by the end of Nov. 15,...Read More

Breaking: Re-districting Commission deadlocks

For the first time since Washington State’s commission model for re-districting was formed in 1983, the Re-Districting Commission has deadlocked.  Three commissioners are required to...Read More

Detailed Agenda for the 2021 Re-Wire Policy Conference Now Available

The Detailed Agenda for our 2021 Re-Wire Policy Conference on Dec. 15 has been posted! This policy conference is designed from the ground up to...Read More

Poll: Washingtonians support infrastructure bill

A new poll from the Northwest Progressive Institute found that 71% of likely 2022 Washington State voters support the infrastructure bill framework that President Biden...Read More

Sen. Steve Hobbs discusses decarbonization, transportation

Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens) was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve as Washington’s Secretary of State, leaving the legislature and his role as...Read More