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How Will US Rep. Reichert Vote on the Transit-Slashing House Transportation Bill?

How will Washington State US Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA, 8) vote on legislation that would slash funding for transit, bicycling, and pedestrian programs?

02/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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With Four Republicans Voting in Favor, Gay Marriage Bill Passes Senate 28-21

Sen. Ed Murray's marriage equality bill passes the state senate.

02/01/2012 By Josh Feit

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Quote of the Day: Ed Murray on Gay Marriage

State Sen. Ed Murray: Approving marriage affirms gay families.

02/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Gay Marriage: What Happens Next

What will happen after the gay-marriage bill passes.

02/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Two More Republicans Likely to Vote for Marriage Bill

Two more Puget Sound Republican state senators, Sens. Joe Fain and Andy Hill, are said to be leaning toward a 'Yes' vote on gay marriage.

02/01/2012 By Josh Feit

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The GOP Strategy to Derail Murray's Marriage Bill

The Republican's plan to make it a long night.

02/01/2012 By Josh Feit

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Report: States Should Index Gas Taxes to Inflation

A new report says state gas taxes are broken.

01/31/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Bill Gates Advocates Expanding GMO Production

The battle over GMOs: Bill Gates, pro; Marion Nestle, con.

01/31/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Extra Fizz: Politico Sticks with McKenna

Politics news site says McKenna's opposition to gay marriage isn't enough to bring him down.

01/31/2012 By Josh Feit

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Marriage Equality Passes House Committee

Marriage equality passes another hurdle toward passage in the state legislature.

01/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Kline Says Backpage Bill Needs To Be "Bomb Proof"

Kline Says Backpage Bill Needs To Be "Bomb Proof"

01/27/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

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Legislators Propose "Scrub" of Special Tax Districts

Democrats in the state house propose an overhaul of the state's 1,650 special taxing districts.

01/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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We're (Probably) Going to Vote on Pot

The state certifies I-502, the marijuana legalization initiative, sending it to the state legislature, which can either pass it or put it on the ballot.

01/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Legislators Back Gregoire, Ask Feds to Reclassify Pot

Legislators back Gregoire's push to reclassify pot.

01/27/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

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Two Bills Address Domestic Violence, Stalking

Two bills by state Rep. Roger Goodman address domestic violence and stalking.

01/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Bill Would Require Labeling of GMOs

A proposal in the state legislature would require labeling of genetically modified foods.

01/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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The C is for Crank Goes to Olympia

Today's legislative roundup.

01/25/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Dunshee, Kilmer Announce Specifics on Krugman-Style, $1 Billion Jobs Package

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM SEN. DEREK KILMER. Rep. Dunshee releases project list and funding sources for much anticipated jobs bill.

01/25/2012 By Josh Feit

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Gay History Month

A little kismet.

01/25/2012 By Josh Feit

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Movie Theater Booze Bill Met With Fears of "Commingling In A Darkened House"

Liquor board says it's worried about "commingling," drunk kids, if the state allows booze in movie theaters.

01/24/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee