Washington State First Stop For China President On US VisitWashington state will be the first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to the United States next week.
Court Fines Washington State Over Education FundingWashington officials are considering a special legislative session
Seattle Community Leader Donnie Chin Killed In ShootingA community leader credited with patrolling and protecting the streets of Seattle's International District for decades has been killed in a shooting.
Gov. Inslee Blames GOP For Climate FailuresWashington Gov. Jay Inslee has gained national attention for rolling out some of the most ambitious climate initiatives in the country, signing pacts with other Western states and speaking at an international summit.
Senate Passes Class Size Initiative DelayThe Legislature on Thursday approved the final component of a $38.2 billion state operating budget
Governor Inslee Signs Early Learning Quality, Tuition Cut Bills Surrounded by children, Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed bills to help kids on both ends of the education spectrum: a comprehensive new early learning bill and a measure that will cut college and university tuition.
Seattle Mayor, Governor Hail Gay Marriage Ruling"I couldn't have imagined anything but living ... a secret or painful life," Murray said at an emotional news conference
Measure Paves Way For WSU Medical SchoolHouse Bill 1559 eliminates a restriction dating from 1917 that gives the University of Washington in Seattle the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state of Washington
Senate Passes $15 Billion Transportation PackageThe 16-year plan includes a gas tax
Governor Signs Medal Of Valor Bill For Oso RescuersPreviously, the medal of valor could only be given to one recipient for taking action to save one or more lives
Gov. Jay Inslee Proposes Carbon Pollution CapWashington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release
State: OK To Restart Digging Of Tunnel Access PitState transportation officials gave Seattle Tunnel Partners the OK on Tuesday to resume excavation on a pit being dug to reach and repair Bertha, the broken tunneling machine.