State Senate OKs $544 Million For K-12 Construction The Washington state Senate voted unanimously Monday to authorize $544 million in bonds for school construction projects, including $10 million for security upgrades spurred by the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Republican-Leaning Coalition In State Senate Pursuing Leak InvestigationA Republican-dominated coalition in the state Senate is pursuing a leak investigation and declining to turn over documents related to a controversial state lawmaker.
Gregoire Makes Final Speech, Tells Olympia To Preserve Education And TransportationIn her final speech before she leaves office, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Tuesday urged the Legislature to focus on education and transportation in the coming months of the new legislative session that started this week.
State Sen. Ed Murray To Run For Seattle MayorSen. Ed Murray, the newly anointed Democratic leader in the state Senate, said Wednesday he intends to run for Seattle mayor next year.
Dems Likely To Retain Majority In State SenateDemocrats are likely to retain their majority in the state Senate, but three undecided races will determine their margin over Republicans.
5 Things To Know About Today's Election In Our StateMarijuana legalization, gay marriage and a Republican governor are just three of the five major issues with this year's election.
Battle Is On For Control Of State Senate Whether Republicans or Democrats take control of the state Senate next year will be up to voters in a handful of districts.
State Senate Candidate Exaggerates ResumeRepublican hopeful Brad Toft, who is running for a crucial Washington state Senate seat, has been exaggerating his education credentials, suggesting on his website that he has university degrees even though he doesn't have any.