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New voter registrations are up by over 50 percent compared to last midterm year

There have been 252,224 new state voter IDs created in 2018 “that have not been identified as transfers or duplicates,” according to the latest data...Read More

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Ted Cummings “galvanized” by support following Matt Shea’s manifesto

Over the last few days, public reaction to news that state Rep. Matt Shea wrote and distributed a manifesto entitled “Biblical Basis for War” has...Read More

Initiative 1631 is garnering national press; here’s what they’re saying

State initiatives typically get local press leading up to an election. This year’s Washington State Initiative 1631, better known as the carbon fee initiative, is...Read More

New Report: Fewer, but bigger Washington data breaches in the last year

According to a new report from the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, the number of data breaches reported in Washington from July 2017 to July...Read More

TransAlta’s Coal Transition Board funds Washington State’s first electric school bus and solar project for Franklin Pierce School District

The TransAlta Centralia Coal Transition Grants Energy Technology Board (‘CCTGETB’) is pleased to announce it has approved grants to the Franklin Pierce School District (‘the...Read More

Morning Wire: Campaign donations, Justice Gonzalez, AI in Seattle

The primary reason we re-launched the Wire in 2017 is this: our common problems today require more dialog with each other, not less. They require more understanding,...Read More

Tour traverses state to mobilize Native voters

In an effort to mobilize the Native American vote in Washington, tribal leaders and members kicked off the first N8tive Vote 2018 Rez to Rez...Read More

Updated list of legislative co-signers on Pittsburgh statement

Yesterday, we reported on the legislative statement issued in support of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh. Below is a list of legislators who’ve signed as...Read More

AG Ferguson announces support of 1631 after voters confuse him with McKenna

Last week, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced his endorsement of I-1631, Washington’s carbon fee initiative, at a press conference with the “Yes on 1631” campaign....Read More

Q&A with new wire reporter, Sara Gentzler

We’re excited to announce that we have a new addition to our reporting team at the Washington State Wire! Sara Gentzler has joined us as...Read More