News Roundup

Top Stories: Washington's Pot, ICE at Motel 6, and a "Ban the Box" Bill

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

01/05/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

Donald Trump

Local Officials Respond to Federal Enforcement on Weed

Governor Jay Inslee said officials will "vigorously defend our state's laws" against federal enforcement.

01/04/2018 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Bob Ferguson Is Suing Over Net Neutrality

Because of course he is.

12/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

This Washington

Bob Ferguson to Challenge Trump's Third Travel Ban Attempt

Ferguson successfully challenged the first travel ban and has filed more than a dozen lawsuits against the Trump administration.

10/12/2017 By Manola Secaira

This Washington

Washington Attorney General Sues Trump over Birth Control

Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Seattle over the president's decision to block contraceptive services for women.

10/10/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Quote Unquote

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Is a Master Strategist

And he's got a few more moves up his sleeve.

05/15/2017 By Jessica Voelker

News Roundup

Week in Review: Mayoral Candidates, GOP Health Care, and James Comey

A wrap-up of this week's news in politics.

05/12/2017 By Liz Weber

News

Syria to Seattle in the Age of Trump

As we wait for Trump’s updated travel ban executive order, a Syrian American shares what the last one meant for her family.

02/21/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

Morning Fizz

Washington State AG Ferguson Wins Major Campaign Finance Case Against Grocery Association

Superior court judge blasts food industry for breaking campaign finance laws, issues $18 million fine.

11/03/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Charter Schools Supporters Stage Olympia Teach-In

Charter schools, Sound Transit, and another tragic homeless death.

11/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Tech

Washington State Sued a Failed Kickstarter Project and Won

How a landmark Washington lawsuit could change the future of crowdfunding.

10/30/2015 By Jason Cohen

Morning Fizz

Democratic State AG Schools Democratic Sponsors of Payday Legislation

Caffeinated news featuring payday lending, two-thirds voting, deal making, and driving.

03/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: New York Times Gets AG Ferguson Story Wrong

The day's winners and losers.

10/29/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Gingrich to Host Reichert Fundraiser

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Newt Gingrich, freak accidents, immigration, and aPodments.

08/18/2014 By Morning Fizz

Opinion

Isn't It Weird That... Pot and Parks

Some weird things we noticed about proportionality.

08/06/2014 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "This Day Was Inevitable"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pot, cars, parks, and bikes.

08/05/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill Fails in GOP Senate

Despite bipartisan support, Democratic bill for full campaign finance disclosure dies in Senate.

02/19/2014 By Josh Feit