On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Hoops, Taxes, Sunshine, and Education

Our daily roundup.

03/11/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Legislative Session, Week 9: "House of Origin"

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

03/11/2013 By Niki Reading

Article

Capitol Newsmaker, Week 8: Rodney Tom

Every week of the 2013 legislative session, Niki Reading picks the lawmaker who's at the center of the action.

03/08/2013 By Niki Reading

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Partisan Gridlock and Backyard Cottages

Our daily roundup.

03/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Governor in the House, Promotes Climate Change Bill

Enthusiastic Inslee faces questions about government regulation from skeptical Republicans

03/05/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend

This Washington

Extra Fizz: Towing Bill Irks Seattle. Again

Seattle thought they were okay with Rep. Pollet's legislation, until they read the fine print.

03/04/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Legislative Session: Week 8 Preview

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

03/04/2013 By Niki Reading

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed in Olympia, in South Lake Union, and in Snohomish County.

03/01/2013 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

This Washington

Capitol Newsmaker, Week 7: Sen. David Frockt

Every week of the 2013 legislative session, Niki Reading picks the lawmaker who's at the center of the action.

03/01/2013 By Niki Reading

Opinion

The Ball Is in the Legislature's Court

The Democrats have to make the case for raising taxes.

02/28/2013 By Brendan Williams

This Washington

Reactions to Today's Big State Supreme Court Decision on Two-Thirds Rule

The Supreme Court had their say. Now everybody else weighs in.

02/28/2013 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Win one for Working Families. And Facts.

The day's winners and losers.

02/27/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Bipartisanship at Last. At Least For Tax Breaks.

Facing a $900 million budget shortfall, politicians—Democrats and Republicans alike—are still pitching tax breaks.

02/26/2013 By Josh Feit and Carryn Vande Griend

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: The Minimum Wage and Sequestration

Our daily roundup.

02/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Cutoff Roundup: What's Dead & What's Alive in Olympia

A mid-session look at what bills are still in play, and perhaps just as meaningfully, which ones got capped.

02/25/2013 By Niki Reading

Opinion

Are the Republicans Sneaking Up on the Democrats in the Messaging War?

Halfway through the session now, the Democrats pass a pro-choice bill, the Republicans pass wokers' comp legislation.

02/22/2013 By Josh Feit

The C Is for Crank

Why the Bike Tax Is a Bad Idea

Why a proposed $25 tax on bike sales is a terrible idea.

02/22/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't it Weird That ...

Isn't It Weird That ...

A few weird things we noticed about the proposed state transportation package.

02/21/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Article

Extra Fizz: Three from Olympia

Republicans help pass DREAM Act out of committee today and help repeal telecom tax break, while Democrats push for transit funding.

02/21/2013 By Josh Feit