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OLYMPIA – In a development impacting Washington State politics, the Ninth Circuit Court has dismissed an emergency motion to stay a federal court decision regarding legislative district …

OLYMPIA — Thanks to a new law signed by the governor on Monday, High school students in Washington will soon have expanded opportunities to earn college credits through the popular Running …

OLYMPIA - House Republican Deputy Leader Mike Steele  and  Rep. Keith Goehner  have announced the inclusion of more than $26 million in district-funded projects in the 2024 …

Same-day report required for stolen guns

OLYMPIA - When a student at Seattle’s Ingraham High School was shot and killed two years ago, an investigation revealed the gun used in the crime was stolen. Now, advocates from that …

OLYMPIA - An initiative prohibiting imposition of a state income tax was approved on March 5 by the state Legislature. “This is a great day for everyone in Washington,” said Rep. Jim …

Washington State takes steps to reduce ballot rejection with new signature verification law

OLYMPIA - Washington State is recognized for its effective voting processes, but officials say too many ballots are rejected because signatures don’t match. “I think we can do a lot …

New bill advances equal professional opportunities for immigrants

OLYMPIA - Undocumented individuals are now a small step away from pursuing careers in nursing, dentistry, architecture, psychology, and much more under a bill now waiting for the governor’s …

Voters to decide fate of state’s climate act

OLYMPIA - The debate over how Washington reduces greenhouse gasses is headed for a showdown in November. To supporters, The Climate Commitment Act (CCA) is a "gold standard" environmental …

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