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They passed 51 bills to bring in more money. Democrats pushed major tax hikes past a resistant GOP.
Focus needs to be on approaches, which are affordable and effective for students and their families
Four women are vying to become the next House speaker. The Democratic caucus will decide in July.
Our culture has forgotten the importance of role models to future generations
During the 1992 presidential campaign, then-candidate Bill Clinton famously intoned, “I feel your pain,” reassuring voters he understood what they were going through. Since then,… Continue reading
The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.
Boeing needs to get the 737 back into service – safely and soon
Inslee, possible candidates eye 2020 race
June is the end of the school year, but it’s the beginning of King County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, and we’re offering a… Continue reading
On April 21, 1962, the Seattle World’s Fair opened. The “Century 21 Exhibition” ran for six months, drew 11 million visitors, turned a profit and… Continue reading
‘If I can do it, they can do it’
In the final round of bill signing Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee unleashed a one-two combo of executive power, the likes of which state lawmakers had… Continue reading
A Sound Transit committee recently removed the Lowe’s/Dick’s site from consideration for a light rail maintenance facility. Public opinion gathered by Sound Transit at open… Continue reading
With the dust settling from the 2019 legislative session, the focus is assessing the impacts on taxpayers and our economy. Our state’s budget grew by… Continue reading
President Donald Trump is ready to give Washington the clean water rules its leaders requested. Did he get an ounce of gratitude when the Environmental… Continue reading
The Frank Chopp era is over. Washington’s longest-serving speaker of the state House of Representatives quietly exited last Friday from the seat of power he… Continue reading
Montana’s legislature took the unusual step of exempting older, less-valued mobile homes from property tax as a way to stem homelessness. The bipartisan legislation, which… Continue reading
Democratic lawmakers greeted the end of the 2019 legislative session with warm embraces, wide smiles, and for some, irrepressible joy. There was no visible residual… Continue reading
The vast majority of e-waste isn’t handled in an environmentally friendly way