Olympia Dispatch

10 Bills to Watch for This Legislative Session

Democratic lawmakers will be busy tackling a progressive agenda in the coming months.

01/22/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Orca Whales, Amazon's HQ2, and Gun Laws

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

11/20/2018 By Anne Dennon

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Seattle Police Contract, Regressive Taxes, and Backyard Cottages

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

10/22/2018 By Anne Dennon

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Initiative 1639, Smoky Skies, and Sexual Violence Against Indigenous Women

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

08/28/2018 By Grace Madigan

City Hall

New Seattle Law Requires Gun Owners to Lock Up Firearms

"This is the kind of action we need to save lives."

07/10/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Gun Violence

Scenes Across the State from Yesterday's School Walkout

Public school students across the state walked out of their classrooms at 10am, exactly one month since the Parkland school shooting.

03/15/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Trump’s Tariffs, Right to Camp, Property Tax Cut

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/09/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

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

Morning Roundup

Public Records, Seattle's Statute of Limitations on Harassment, Gun Regulations

Your local politics morning digest.

02/28/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Key Homelessness Advocate Abruptly Leaves City Job

After just five months, all star homelessness advocate leaves city gig.

12/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Election 2014

Will Washington Voters Make History Tonight?

A list of this evening's Election Night parties, including one that might make history.

11/04/2014 By Josh Feit

Election 2014

Is a Democratic Surprise Brewing in This Washington?

The popular gun control initiative may explain surprising Democratic turnout numbers so far.

10/31/2014 By Josh Feit

Election 2014

Bloomberg Puts $285,000 into Washington Gun Control Measure

Bloomberg adds his own money to gun control campaign.

10/27/2014 By Josh Feit

2104 Elections

Bloomberg Group Puts Another $360,000 into Gun Control Measure

Gun Control Measure I-594 has raised $9.7 million

10/23/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: New Data Makes Case for Background Checks

The day's winners and losers.

08/22/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Hanauer Responds to NRA Lobbyist's Nazi Germany Comparison

Assertion that Jews are wrong to support gun control draws calls for resignation.

07/28/2014 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Another Gun Target Found Near LWV

SPD investigating second gun target left near gun control supporter's office.

07/21/2014 By Josh Feit

Election 2014

League of Women Voters Targeted (Literally) for Supporting I-594

Anonymous apparent gun supporter leaves a shot-up target outside the League of Women Voters' Capitol Hill office, after the group supports gun-control measure.

07/15/2014 By Erica C. Barnett