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State Democrats push labor union-friendly bills while Republicans cry foul play.
After passionate floor debate, the bill moves to the House.
The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.
Former U.S. Secretary of State said “Washington has an opportunity to lead.”
The House of Representatives votes to end questioning criminal history on job applications.
The bill would do away with a law that opponents say is antiquated and xenophobic.
In addition to education, the program would help students find housing and provide meal plans and stipends for clothing, laundry, and showers.
The bill would provide assistance for residents that make less than 70 percent of the state median income.
The Evergreen Free College Program being called for would benefit both middle-income and low-income students.
A twice-failed bill would have named the mythic creature as the official state cryptid.
The measure would also update state oil spill contingency plans.
The aim is to provide those in need with services instead of jail time.
Statements from the governor and the state attorney general come in response to a shift in federal plans.
Senate Democrat slams their efforts as “unthoughtful sledgehammers.”
The bill would ensure that those with low incomes can have access to clean products, say proponents.
Bill moves out of committee with lower tax rate than governor proposed, a “monumental step.”
Opponents say that such a move would undermine the safety and rights of gun owners.
Premiums have skyrocketed, prompting a response from lawmakers.
Bipartisan bills in the House and Senate could remove Cold War-era emergency planning restrictions.
Roughly $1 billion more is needed, and school districts want their local levies.