A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes
About 200 new laws take effect this week, including one that expands state financial aid for college students who are in the country without legal status
Attorney general alleged the satellite TV company charged customers an extra dollar to recoup costs for higher business tax.
American Indian tribal members arrested while exercising their treaty fishing rights before 1975 would get the chance to clear their criminal records under a bill headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.
Tesla enthusiasts drove their electric cars to Olympia on Monday to protest legislation they said would prevent the company from opening and operating additional facilities in Washington state.
Bill would help protect anyone under 18 from being forced to undergo “gay conversion therapy.”
House and Senate leaders will meet to finalize legislation.
Tanning facilities that serve minors would face a $250 fine.
Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.
Washington lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, and while they don’t have to grapple with a budget shortfall for the first time in several years, they still face pressing issues over funding for education and transportation.