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: email@example.com.
The Governor's Mansion centennial starts Friday, Aug. 1, with a garden party and I'm told the governor's Georgian-era dress is "gorgeous. With the hat."
The Washington Federation of State Employees is suing up to 1,900 workers it represents for unpaid dues.
Steam to the Capitol Campus to be turned off Thursday afternoon for eight hours.
The Children's Administration has completed one of four improvement plans ordered by the courts, and has another in the final stages.
In a short but decisive meeting, the Pension Funding Council accepted State Actuary Matt Smith's recommended changes to funding the state's retirement systems.
What's going on here? Allow me to tell you.
Say what you will about the candidates, they're faithful to their dogs. Really zealous about it, actually.
The Heritage Center is getting less ambitious as the budget numbers get firmer.
High gas prices = less driving = less gas buying = less gas tax collected.
Bottom line, the Washington D.C. law that was struck down by the decision was so extreme it does not tell the more libertarian Washington state much, said Jim Pharris over at the Attorney Generalís Office.
Health care terms agreed to, almost unchanged, in next two-year contract.
Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina, was on a tear this afternoon at the Information Services Board. On the receiving end, by coincidence, was Employment Security Department Director Karen Lee.
The state pays out $1 million in an $11-million settlement with eight boys abused by their licensed foster father.
For UMP users, the costs go down next year.
When you rebase a road project's cost, can it ever be 'on budget' again?