This Washington

State Will Pay for Postage on Ballots for All Voters Outside King County

"This is about leveling the playing field and making elections equal for all citizens of Washington state."

05/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

Washington State Bans Conversion Therapy for Minors

Washington will be the 11th state to ban the practice.

03/28/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Spending Bill, Voter Access, Gun Control

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/23/2018 By Grace Madigan

Morning Roundup

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

Your local politics morning digest.

02/28/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Immigration

Attorneys: State Officials Warned About DOL Sharing Info with ICE

Matt Adams, a legal director for Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, said advocates told officials DOL was sharing information with ICE nearly a year ago.

01/12/2018 By Hayat Norimine

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

Quote Unquote

Is Jay Inslee Ready for the Other Washington?

He won’t say if he’s running for POTUS 2020, but our governor will fight Trump to the finish.

11/20/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Immigration

Seattle's Response to Trump Ending DACA

A recap of yesterday's news on DACA.

09/06/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Republicans Outspending Democrats in Key Suburban Seattle State Senate Race

More pot money, less Inslee money, and more GOP independent spending.

11/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Poll: Inslee Tops 50 for First Time, Minimum Wage Edging Toward Magical 60 Percent

Latest Elway polling shows promising year for Democrats. Duh.

10/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

New Poll: Voters Feel Good, Inslee in Solid Positon Heading into Election

Inslee up by double digits, plus part two of our Black Lives Matter Q&A.

10/07/2016 By Josh Feit and Cassandra Calderon

Morning Fizz

Candidates Spar Over Environment and Minimum Wage at First Gubernatorial Debate

Bryant uses standard Rossi line against Inslee.

08/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Poll: Inslee Leads GOP Opponent Bryant by Double Digits

Bryant faces Trump conundrum as Inslee leads by 12 points.

08/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Inslee Fundraising Not Matching 2012

Inslee's campaign money, city's oversight committee, and North Seattle's deep walkability.

04/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Smith Defends Clinton Endorsement

Southeast Seattle congressman pressed by voters about his Clinton endorsement.

04/13/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Southeast Seattle Democrats Withhold Early Endorsement from Incumbent Inslee

Ornery Democrats not kind to Governor Inslee nor Patty Murray.

04/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Special Session Begins Today as Legislators Deadlock Over Budget

This year's latest legislative failure sets stage for next year's McCleary meltdown.

03/11/2016 By John Stang

Afternoon Editorial

GOP Bill Sets Election Year Theme

In election year call for "accountability," Republicans propose micromanaging executive branch.

02/19/2016 By John Stang

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Revisionist History

Troubles on 23rd Avenue, I-405, and in Wallingford.

02/16/2016 By Josh Feit