This Washington

State Sen. Kilmer Thinking About Rep. Dicks' Seat; Port Commissioner Tarleton Looking at 36th Vacancy

Kilmer heads list of those considering run for newly open 6th Congressional District seat.

03/02/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Breaking: Seattle-Area Reps. Dickerson and Kenney Will Not Seek Reelection

Two longtime Seattle state reps say they will not seek reelection.

03/01/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Murray Budget in Hands of Conservative Democrats

Will the Roadkill Caucus Democrats deliver the state budget to the Republicans?

03/01/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

AWB to Chopp: We're Watching You

The state business lobby sends Democratic leadership a stern letter as a batch of liberal bills took center stage today.

02/29/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Murray, Senate Democrats Propose No-Education-Cuts Budget

Murray: "No cuts to higher ed. No cuts to K-12."

02/28/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Marriage Equality Proponents File Second Ballot Challenge

Marriage equality supporters challenge the state's proposed ballot language, arguing that it's biased against same sex marriage.

02/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

State Cuts Alaskan Way Toll Projections In Half

The state now predicts that tolls on the Alaskan Way tunnel will yield just $200 million---down from its initial $400 million prediction.

02/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Conservative Think Tank Tries to Undermine Health Standard in Transportation Policy

A conservative think tank proposes an amendment that would water down legislation aimed at making improved health one of the state's transportation policy goals.

02/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

WEA President Lindquist Fires Back

Part 387 of the ongoing back and forth between WEA President Mary Lindquist and major Democratic donor Nick Hanauer.

02/24/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Women's Advocate Says Pharmacy Ruling Could Have Unintended Consequences

Legal Voice advocate says yesterday's court ruling allowing pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception could have unintended consequences.

02/23/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Report: Majority Support Charter Schools

A new poll finds a strong majority in favor of legalizing charter schools in Washington State.

02/23/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Olympian: Jobs Plan Would Create 23,000 Jobs

A bipartisan proposal would fund bonds that would create more than 23,000 jobs statewide, its supporters say.

02/23/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Reardon Responds to Council Demand that He Go on Leave

"I stand ready to work with the county council."

02/22/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

New Poll Finds Inslee and McKenna Tied (and Support for Same-Sex Marriage)

Democratic pollster finds Inslee and McKenna tied.

02/22/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Gay Marriage Opponents Challenge McKenna's Ballot Title

Gay-marriage opponents challenge AG Rob McKenna's proposed ballot title for their anti-gay marriage referendum.

02/22/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

More on Sex Toys Amendment

Sen. Nelson complains about "distracting" and "graphic" amendment.

02/21/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

State House GOP Offers $1.6 Billion Budget Proposal

Republican Rep. Gary Alexander offers advance "contrast" budget.

02/17/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Pro Gay Rights Group Says "There are Problems" with Proposed Marriage Ref Language

"The bill would redefine marriage..."

02/17/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

House Transportation Budget: $55 Million For Ferries, Maintenance, Transit

House transportation leader unveils transportation budget proposal.

02/16/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

$45 Million Increase in Revenue Projection Puts Sales Tax Idea on Hold

Governor says increase may be enough to find a solution in Olympia.

02/16/2012 By Josh Feit