Subscribe To The Morning Wire

Wire Insider: SeaTac City Councilmember Peter Kwon

SeaTac City Councilmember Peter Kwon joins us as a “Wire Insider” to discuss affordable housing, one of the paramount priorities for both parties this legislative...Read More

Podcast: A Conversation with Former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton

Slade Gorton began his political career in 1958 as a Washington state representative, and was elected Attorney General of Washington ten years later. He served...Read More

Reflecting on the legacy of Slade Gorton’s role in redistricting

Reflections on the impact of Slade Gorton on Washington State's redistricting....Read More

Bill aimed at “wage and benefit theft” has public hearing

The House Labor & Workplace Standards Committee last week heard testimony on a bill that would add the ways workers in Washington’s construction industry can...Read More

History of redistricting in Washington State

Washington State enjoys what some call “the best model in the country” for redistricting. Those were the words former US Senator Slade Gorton used in...Read More

Redistricting Washington State: How the lines are drawn

This week, our team at the Washington State Wire brings you a series titled “Redistricting Washington State: How the lines are drawn.” It’s a work...Read More

Wyble: Washington’s increasing national prominence

As the presidential campaign of 2020 starts heating up, our state elected officials are gaining a newfound prominence in our nation’s political conversations....Read More

Schultz answers two thorny Seattle questions

During a live interview with Monica Guzman at Moore Theatre in downtown Seattle, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz answered to what are two sore subjects...Read More

The public option’s public hearing

A bill that would set up a public option for health insurance in every Washington county got a public hearing in the House on last...Read More

Jayapal featured on the cover of The Nation

Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal took one step further into the national spotlight last week, as the subject of a cover story from The Nation. The...Read More