Washington state agencies are working to identify which areas of government will need to cease operations if the Legislature fails to pass a budget over the next 18 days.
A preliminary police report suggests an Election Day burglary at the headquarters of the state Democratic Party might be something other than a routine break-in.
Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee advanced through Washington state’s primary Tuesday night and will face each other on the November ballot for governor.
Gay marriage in Washington state is all but certain to be decided by voters in November, but the state’s gubernatorial candidates will be offsetting each other’s votes on whether to uphold the new law approving same-sex unions.
Rep. Jay Inslee is resigning from Congress to focus full-time on running for governor of Washington state this fall, the Democrat announced Saturday.