Senate Passes Class Size Initiative DelayThe Legislature on Thursday approved the final component of a $38.2 billion state operating budget
Oregon Committee To Vote On Gun Background Checks BillAn Oregon Senate committee is scheduled to vote on a proposal requiring background checks on all private firearms sales.
Senate Confirms Supreme Court Justice Jim SheaThe state Senate has confirmed Justice Jim Shea to the Montana Supreme Court.
Governor Signs Right To Try BillGov. Steve Bullock has signed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to seek experimental medical treatments.
House Votes To Strike Local Bans On Church Homeless CampsCity and county governments across Washington will lose some ability to restrict church-hosted homeless encampments under a bill passed by the House of Representatives.
'Sheena's Law' Passes Senate, Notifies Family Members When Confiscated Guns ReturnedSenators 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
Washington State Bill Would Add Prison Time For Drone CrimesEfforts to control unmanned flying aircraft become more prominent
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
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.
Montanans Set Stage For November ElectionsRepublicans are hoping to win the Senate seat held by Max Baucus for six terms.
Simpson, Risch, Labrador Win Idaho GOP Primaries Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.
Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective SwitchMembers of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.