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File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee To Sign Immigrant Financial Aid Bill

Gov. Jay Inslee is scheduled on Wednesday to sign into law a measure that expands state college financial aid to students in the country without legal status.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

A Washington state lawmaker said Sunday he was just engaging in some sports trash talk when he called the state of Arizona a "racist wasteland."  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Wash. State Rep Calls Arizona ‘Desert Racist Wasteland’ After Seahawks Loss

A Washington state lawmaker said Sunday he was just engaging in some sports trash talk when he called the state of Arizona a “racist wasteland.”

1090 The Fan–12/23/2013

Screen capture of Washington state Senator Barbara Bailey. (Credit: senatorbarbarabailey.com/)

Key Wash. Pol: Funds Lacking For State ‘Dream Act’

A key Washington state lawmaker wrote in a Friday editorial that state funds are too scarce to extend need-based college aid to illegal immigrants, dimming the prospects of the measure supporters call the Washington Dream Act.

03/29/2013

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House Approves Bill Making Illegal Immigrants Eligible For College Financial Aid

The Washington House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a measure making young illegal immigrants eligible for state college financial aid.

03/14/2013

File photo of college students raising their hands in assembly. (Photo by JOHANNA LEGUERRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Effort Tries To Get Illegal Immigrants College Aid

With the federal government giving young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country, advocates in Washington state are relaunching efforts to open state financial aid to college students who don’t have documents.

09/03/2012