Referendum 74 asks people to either approve or reject the state’s new law legalizing same-sex marriage. That law, passed earlier this year, is on hold pending next month’s vote.
Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.
Gregoire will sign the bill legalizing gay marriage in the Capitol at 11:30am. The law takes effect June 7, but opponents have promised to fight back with a ballot measure that would allow voters to overturn it.
Gov. Chris Gregoire will sign a measure legalizing gay marriage in Washington state into law on Monday.
The Washington state Legislature has voted to legalize gay marriage, setting the stage for the state to become the seventh in the nation to allow same-sex couples to wed.
The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, bringing the state a step closer to becoming the seventh to allow lesbian and gay couples to wed.
Customers of Puget Sound Energy who are without power for five full days are entitled to a $50 credit on their bill.
A conservative Democrat who once opposed gay marriage now says he will support it. A half-dozen uncommitted votes remain.
A bill to legalize same-sex marriage has been filed in the Washington House as a companion bill to the measure filed last week in the Senate.
Drivers who crossed the Highway 520 toll bridge at Seattle and who don’t have the automatic Good To Go accounts will receive bills in the mail next week.