Gov. Inslee Signs Bill To Ban Holding Phones While DrivingInslee vetoed a section that had the measure take effect in 2019. He said it was too important to wait for the provisions to become law. The law will now take effect in mid-July.
Gov. Inslee Signs Theatrical Wrestling Bill Gov. Jay Inslee alongside masked wrestlers signed a bill that creates a license for theatrical wrestling schools.
Bill Advances That Would Exempt Some Info About Wolf AttacksA bill that would exempt from public disclosure information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks has cleared a House committee.
Gov. Inslee Signs Health Care Information Sharing MeasureGov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will give consumers, employers, doctors and others more information about the cost and quality of health care providers and services.
Montana Senate Endorses Bill To Help Halt Human Trafficking A bill aiming to halt human trafficking in Montana is one vote away from passing through the Legislature.
Idaho House Passes Presidential Primary Election BillThe Idaho House has endorsed a $2 million proposal to move presidential primary elections to March, despite staunch opposition from lawmakers who say taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for associated political events.
Montana Lawmaker Says Yoga Pants Should Be IllegalA Montana legislative panel moved to kill an indecent exposure bill Wednesday after the lawmaker who introduced it said he thinks yoga pants should be illegal.
Bill Would Require Ballots To Note Costs Of Initiatives Voters' ballots would note the potential financial impact of initiatives under a measure debated on Monday before a Senate committee.
Ore. Bill Targets Johns Who Pay For Sex With MinorThe Oregon Legislature is considering a bill that would toughen penalties for people who solicit sex with underage prostitutes.
Ore. House Approves Ban On Smoking In Cars With KidsThe Oregon Legislature has approved a bill that would make it a crime to smoke in a car with kids.
Gay Marriage Law, R74, Will be Decided by VotersReferendum 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.
WA Roll-Your-Own Machines May be Gone for Good Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.