City and county governments across Washington will lose some ability to restrict church-hosted homeless encampments under a bill passed by the House of Representatives.
Senators voted 49-0 Friday morning in favor of a bill named for Sheena Henderson, who was shot to death by her husband in a murder-suicide at Spokane’s Deaconess Hospital in July 2014
Efforts to control unmanned flying aircraft become more prominent
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby on Wednesday blamed a former staff member for policy positions that matched statements from other Republicans word-for-word
Sullivan entered the primary the presumed front-runner, with the backing of national GOP powerbrokers and a huge cash advantage over his rivals.
Republicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.
Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
The Senate has approved a measure that makes a variety of changes in the state’s education system, including an enhanced focus on young students who are reading below grade level and development of rules on how to handle student discipline.
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.