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Wed, Jun 12 2013
On Tuesday, Governor Jay Inslee announced the Washington State Legislature would enter a second special session to try to reach a budget deal.
Mon, May 20 2013
Washington state has released new draft rules for its now-legal marijuana industry.
Mon, Apr 29 2013
Washington State's legislature ended its regular session this weekend, but will resume with a special session in two weeks.
Tue, Apr 23 2013
Key decisions about funding for the Columbia River Crossing now rest with Washington lawmakers.
Wed, Mar 27 2013
Tanks are leaking at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and sequestration will only slow down the cleanup efforts.
Tue, Mar 19 2013
Washington's 19th governor died this weekend at age 76. He served from 1985 to 1993.
Tue, Mar 12 2013
We'll get an update from Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins on some big issues in the Washington Legislature right now.
Thu, Jan 3 2013
Washington Governor Chris Gregoire leaves office January 16th. What will her legacy be?
Thu, Dec 6 2012
Marriage licenses for same sex couples will be issued in Washington State starting this Thursday.
Tue, Nov 13 2012
Washington State voted to legalize pot, but what has to happen before the law is implemented?
Mon, Oct 29 2012
We check in with Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins about the election in Washington.
Tue, Aug 21 2012
University of Oregon graduate, Amanda Coplin, talks about her debut novel, The Orchardist.
Thu, Aug 16 2012
The Taylor Bridge fire has burned more than 28,000 acres in Central Washington.
Mon, Aug 6 2012
Tuesday is Washington's primary election. What are the biggest races?
Thu, Jun 7 2012
Opponents of Washington's same-sex marriage law blocked it from going into effect this week by turning in signatures to put the law to a vote in November.
Thu, May 31 2012
After 78 years of state liquor sales, alcohol will be back on the shelves of Washington grocery stores Friday.
Tue, May 15 2012
Analysts are seeing poverty increase in Clark County, Wash. — particularly among single women.
Fri, Mar 2 2012
The candidates competing to be the Republican presidential nominee have one more contest before Super Tuesday: The Washington Caucuses.
Thu, Mar 1 2012
The Washington legislature may repeal the long-standing sales tax exemption for out-of-state visitors. We'll check in on that and other bills lawmakers have taken up in their short session.
Wed, Jan 11 2012
Washington's state Supreme Court ruled that the state is not meeting its constitutional requirements to fund education.
Thu, Dec 1 2011
The Washington Legislature began a special session this week to address a $1.4 billion budget shortfall. The session opened amid demonstrations by a coalition of Occupy Olympia and union members.
Mon, Nov 14 2011
Camas' population has nearly tripled in the last 20 years. What changes has that brought to the community?
Wed, Nov 9 2011
What ballot initiatives and candidates are you watching in Oregon, Washington and elsewhere?
Wed, Oct 27 2010
Parsing Oregon and SW Washington's Congressional races.
Wed, Sep 15 2010
Should liquor sales be controlled by the state?
Fri, Sep 10 2010
How does Washington's first execution in nine years shape your thoughts on capital punishment?
Thu, Aug 12 2010
Who are the candidates for Washington's 3rd Congressional District — and what do they stand for?
Thu, Aug 5 2010
What are the stumbling blocks and bright spots in the plans for the new I-5 bridge?
Wed, Sep 23 2009
How will budget cuts to prison systems in Oregon and Washington affect prisoners and Northwest communities?
Wed, Mar 25 2009
Does Oregon need a tax overhaul?
Tue, Oct 14 2008
What end-of-life options should be available to people with a terminal illness?
Wed, Oct 1 2008
What training should be required to be a homecare worker?
Thu, May 29 2008
What's the solution to traffic problems on the 1-5 crossing the Columbia River?
Wed, Mar 26 2008
What would you like to ask Governor Gregoire?