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Paid Family Medical Leave Act rulemaking solicits feedback from small businesses

The first phase of rulemaking for the program ended in May 2018 and covered Collective bargaining agreements, premium liability, and voluntary plans. Details about phase...Read More

Pols turn out for Pacific County Democratic crab feed

Statewide office seekers joined local Democrats Saturday in South Bend for crab and toward the end of the evening the St. Paddy’s Day miracle of free beer. To...Read More

Breastfeeding: A public/political debate! May I comment?

Article by WashingtonStateWire. Published on Saturday, November 12, 2011 EST.Me, Comment On Breast Feeding? May I? It is time to comment on a story pushed...Read More

Minnick: Democrats winning battles, losing war

Commentary by "From the Right" columnist Chad Minnick....Read More

Q&A: Alison McCaffree, granddaughter of Rep. Mary Ellen McCaffree

After reading the Wire’s recent series on redistricting, Alison McCaffree reached out and offered us a free ticket to the one-woman play she produced portraying...Read More

How the evolving public option has changed so far

The bills that would set up a public option for health insurance across Washington State made it out of committee in both chambers ahead of...Read More

Morning Wire: Q&A with Rep. Paul Harris, Modernizing Redistricting, “Faithless Electors”

Sara Gentzler here, the Wire’s Olympia-based reporter. You might recognize me from the Capitol campus, I’m set up with my laptop in Pritchard or the cafe in the dome most days....Read More

House Tax Structure Work Group wants to continue meeting with taxpayers

The House Tax Structure Work Group adopted its final report Monday in a five-minute meeting -- the work group’s co-chairs, Reps. Noel Frame and Terry...Read More

Morning Wire: Keynotes for Re-Wire, legislators-elect, post-1631 carbon policy

This issue features a number of the topics and people you’ll be hearing about in the 2019 legislative session. They are also the people and topics you’ll...Read More

Washington L&I closing in on changes to overtime exemptions

As the 2019 legislative session fast approaches, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries is in its final stages of refining major labor-law rule...Read More