New HIV Diagnoses in Washington are lowest in decades, but bacterial STDs on the rise

On the eve of World AIDS Day, news out of UW Medicine and UW’s Department of Global Health show that the number of new HIV diagnoses...Read More

AG Ferguson files multi-million dollar lawsuit against Uber

Yesterday, Attorney General Ferguson announced that his office has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Uber following the transportation company’s 2016 data breach. Worldwide, the...Read More

Senate Republican Caucus announces 2018 committee appointments

 The Senate Republican Caucus today announced its appointments to the 2018 Senate committees. “Our members are anxious to get the session started and will continue...Read More

Sen. Murray’s remarks opposing tax bill during Senate Committee hearing

By a 12-11 vote along the party-line, the Senate Budget Committee voted to advance the Senate tax bill this afternoon. Senator Murray was a key...Read More

Stober and Sotelo seek public disclosure reform

In a joint press release, King County Democrats Chair Bailey Stober and King County Republican Party Chair Lori Sotelo called for reform of Washington’s public...Read More

Judge rules Seattle income tax illegal

Ruling comes as no surprise – courts have repeatedly ruled graduated income tax unconstitutional King County Superior Court Judge John Ruhl today ruled that Seattle’s...Read More

Sens. Murray and Cantwell write letter urging passage of the Dream Act

U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and nine other female Democratic Senators wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell imploring him...Read More

Seattle’s 2018 budget: homelessness, safe injection sites, and police outreach

The Seattle City Council approved its $5.6 billion 2018 budget on Monday by a vote of 8-1. The budget boosts funding for homelessness programs, allocates...Read More

Rep. Terry Nealey statement on November 2017 state revenue forecast

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released its quarterly state revenue forecast today. According to Chief Economist and Executive Director Steve Lerch, the General Fund-State...Read More

Statement from House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan on Supreme Court McCleary order

House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s McCleary order. When the Legislature adjourned a few months ago, I was...Read More