Washington Legislature Passes Paid Family Leave MeasureWith less than an hour to spare, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year $43.7 billion state operating budget in time to avoid a partial government shutdown.
Governor Sign $43.7 Billion Budget, Avoids Partial ShutdownWith less than an hour to spare, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year $43.7 billion state operating budget in time to avoid a partial government shutdown.
Governor Inslee: Trump 'Foolishness' Won't Affect Plans"I'm proud to say our state will remain undeterred and we will not be slowed one iota by the foolishness that we're hearing out of the White House," the Democrat told reporters at a media briefing in Olympia.
Inslee and Bryant Spar in 3rd DebateThe debate, sponsored by the Washington State Debate Coalition, occurred at Columbia Basin College in Pasco.
Voters Will Decide Whether to Re-elect Gov. InsleeVoters decide whether to continue that trend of a Democrat to the governor's office, which is unbroken since 1984.
Bill Bryant Kicks Off 23-City Tour In Gubernatorial BidBryant was starting the tour Tuesday in Port Angeles and will end it in Seattle on Aug. 2, the day of the state's primary election.
Poll: Gov. Inslee Leads Republican Challenger By 9 PointsA new poll shows Washington Gov. Jay Inslee leading his Republican opponent by nine points, with about a third of voters undecided.
US Rep. Dave Reichert Says He's Not Running For GovernorRepublican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert announced Friday that he will not run for governor next year, saying that he can better serve the state by remaining in Congress.
Wash. High Court: Governor Can Cancel ParoleWashington's governor does have the authority to cancel an inmate's parole.
Gregoire Issues Six Pardons On Last Day In Office A three-strikes offender who blew the whistle on a plot to murder a deputy prosecutor is among 10 people who had their convictions erased or their sentences reduced by Gov. Chris Gregoire during her final days in office.
Gregoire Reflects On Eight Years In OfficeWhen Gov. Chris Gregoire took office eight years ago, it was against a backdrop of a contested election that led to two recounts and a court challenge.
Gregoire Proposes New Gum, Soda and Gas Tax for EducationWashington's Gov. Chris Gregoire has proposed higher taxes on gas, soda, candy and gum in order to avoid more government cuts and to help fund education in response to a court order.