Adam Wilson expounds on Washington state government, workers and politics. Wilson began covering those issues for the Olympian in 2004. Previously, he reported on the Idaho Legislature and Eastern Washington politics for the Lewiston Morning Tribune. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why don't we add initiatives to the primary, so we can narrow them down to the top two vote getters for November?
The state food stamps program had been counting on 28 new people to help it expand to more hungry families, but it'll make do without the help if it has to.
The Los Angeles Times reports on Hanford's incredulous coversion to a tourist destination.
The federation likes Gregoire over Rossi, and wants a pay raise. Which is why Rossi doesn't like the two as a pair.
A performance audit on collection of debt says eight agencies can do more.
All representatives have the same general number of citizens to represent, but registered voters? Another story.
The latest monthly report on tax collections is in and it is down, to the tune of $60 million.
Good sams donate school supplies to military kids, grandmothers continue push for more school children.
Over at the Governorís Mansion things are in full pre-wedding swing.
Just as the latest projects to increase access to health care roll out, the defensive game begins to hold on to them in the face of cuts.
Corrections' long-delayed offender tracking system is launched, Gregoire orders a hiring freeze and other catch-up news.
Wilson go bye-bye for few days.
There are 36 states still sentencing people to death, including Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
Sometimes a funny little story is perfect for the blog. But then television picks it up and the next thing you know, the governorís humorous anecdote goes from throw-away post to major wacky, wacky news.
The 1978 Energy Blues. Seems like it was tomorrow.