Gov. Inslee says the federal government has approved his request for an emergency declaration to help businesses and residents in North Bend who were affected by an April 25 explosion
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an executive order that sets into motion a process to reduce carbon pollution in Washington state.
President Barack Obama plans a brief visit near Seattle to survey damage from a recent mudslide that killed more than three dozen people.
After much soul searching by union members, the 8-year contract extension passed with just 51 percent voting yes.
Leaders in the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have publicly differed on whether to bring Boeing’s latest contract offer to a vote.
Boeing machinists in the Northwest have rejected a contentious contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite 75 years of federal marijuana prohibition, the Justice Department said Thursday that states can let people use the drug, license people to grow it and even allow adults to stroll into […]
Washington lawmakers hurried Friday to vote on a new state budget totaling $33.6 billion, just hours after making it available to the public. The 483-page spending plan was released overnight Friday, and lawmakers hope to pass the measure before the end of the day.
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says new federal Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation next week.
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.