What Happens in Olympia

A Guide to Understanding the 66th Legislative Session

From a capital gains tax to action on climate change, these are the bills to watch during the extra long session.

12/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2018

Carbon Fee Initiative Fails

The I-1631 campaign vows to keep fighting the oil industry after Tuesday night results.

11/06/2018 By Jaime Archer

Going Green

Questions Answered on the Carbon "Fee" Initiative

What you need to know about I-1631 before you vote.

11/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Going Green

Carbon "Fee" Initiative Is On Its Way to the November Ballot

"We don't have time to wait."

07/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Public Records Veto, Sound Transit's CEO, Carbon Tax

A recap of last week's top political stories.

03/05/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

Afternoon Opinion

A Carbon Tax Should Confront Environmental Inequity Not Affirm It

I-732 squanders the power of a carbon tax.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Labor Groups Gear Up for Statewide Minimum Wage Campaign

Ballot initiatives for 2016 and liberals against taxes.

12/28/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Inslee Says Carbon Cap Still in Play, Polling Says...

Inslee spokesman says cap and trade bill "still in play."

04/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Candidate Seeks Tunnel Advice

Caffeinated News featuring the tunnel, the carbon tax, and the endless debate about Seattle's future.

01/15/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Hear From an Energy Expert

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/14/2015 By Darren Davis

Morning Fizz

Gov. Inslee Delivers Populist State of the State Speech

Caffeinated News featuring Gov. Inslee's class conscious State of the State speech.

01/14/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Poll: Voters Support Carbon Tax

Elway Poll shows 70 percent OK with carbon tax.

01/08/2015 By Josh Feit