Gov. Jay Inslee (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Senate Passes Class Size Initiative Delay

The Legislature on Thursday approved the final component of a $38.2 billion state operating budget


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Oregon Committee To Vote On Gun Background Checks Bill

An Oregon Senate committee is scheduled to vote on a proposal requiring background checks on all private firearms sales.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2015

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Senate Confirms Supreme Court Justice Jim Shea

The state Senate has confirmed Justice Jim Shea to the Montana Supreme Court.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015

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Governor Signs Right To Try Bill

Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to seek experimental medical treatments.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015

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House Votes To Strike Local Bans On Church Homeless Camps

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.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2015


‘Sheena’s Law’ Passes Senate, Notifies Family Members When Confiscated Guns Returned

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


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Washington State Bill Would Add Prison Time For Drone Crimes

Efforts to control unmanned flying aircraft become more prominent

1090 The Fan–02/11/2015

The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade. (Image via Wehby website)

Senate Candidate Monica Wehby: Ex-Staffer Copied Policies

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

CBS Seattle–09/18/2014

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Dan Sullivan Wins Alaska’s GOP Senate Primary

Sullivan entered the primary the presumed front-runner, with the backing of national GOP powerbrokers and a huge cash advantage over his rivals.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2014

Republicans are hoping to pick up the Senate seat that was held by Max Baucus for six terms. (Getty Images)

Montanans Set Stage For November Elections

Republicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.