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Op-ed: WA is One Floor Vote Away from a Pathway to Universal Healthcare

Washington State is facing a health care crisis. This crisis affects every facet of our society, as individuals and businesses alike are shouldered with the...Read More

House passes bill to protect immigrant workers

Washington’s House passed a bill (SB 5497) aimed at protecting immigrants in Washington off the floor Friday in a 57-38 vote....Read More

Senate unanimously passes school safety bill

The Washington Senate voted unanimously Friday to pass a bill with the goal to increase safety at schools across the state. The bill, which had...Read More

House passes Bill committing Washington to 100-percent clean energy

A historic bill to commit Washington to 100-percent clean energy from renewable and zero-emission sources took another step forward today following passage by the Washington...Read More

Freedom Foundation Appeals Campaign Finance Ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

The Freedom Foundation on Wednesday appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court a ruling issued against it in January by the Washington State Supreme Court that,...Read More

Orca recovery bills alive after cutoff

Over 550 bills are still in play. And, as foreshadowed in Gov. Inslee’s State of the State address and investments in his proposed budget, many...Read More

Op-ed: WA nurses, frontline caregivers fighting for statewide patient safety standards

When frontline hospital caregivers and nurses miss rest breaks and meals, or work too many long shifts, it doesn’t just impact us, it impacts patient...Read More

Morning Wire: Capital gains tax, budget updates, Sen. Doug Ericksen

Some of the most important topics in Washington State politics, written with smart brevity, for your quick read....Read More

“Fix Our Tax Code Plan” has public hearing

A substitute Senate bill that would make changes to Washington’s tax code, including the introduction of a tax on capital gains, had a public hearing...Read More

Wire Insider: Kathy Lambert

Kathy Lambert is a King County Councilmember. She joins us as a "Wire Insider" to discuss renewable energy and technologies to manage waste....Read More