Personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines would not be an authorized exemption for the parents of school-age children under a measure that received a public hearing before a House committee on Tuesday
Some lawmakers want to end the annual shift to daylight saving time and put Washington on standard time year around.
Washington legalized marijuana more than two years ago, but in much of the state, there’s still no place to get the sanctioned stuff: More than 100 cities and counties have banned pot businesses, posing a big hurdle as officials try to undermine the black market.
Hundreds of medical marijuana activists are expected at a hearing Thursday in Olympia as lawmakers weigh a proposal for reining in the unregulated system.
About 1,000 gun-rights advocates, many openly carrying rifles and handguns, rallied Saturday outside the Capitol to protest a new expanded gun background check law in Washington state.
Ralph’s Thriftway in Olympia sued the state Pharmacy Board claiming it should be exempted from dispensing the Plan B emergency contraceptive because of the owner’s religious objections.
Washington’s Supreme Court says health insurers must cover certain developmental therapies, such as those used to treat autism, if they’re medically necessary.
In the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports nearly an inch of rain (.98) fell at Sea-Tac Airport
With no statewide contests on the ballot only about 40 percent of Washington’s registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Washington’s primary election.
A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes