A measure to compensate people who have been wrongfully convicted in Washington was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.
You shouldn’t have to drive more than 20 miles to buy your whiskey and gin. That’s the idea driving the state Liquor Control Board to let a few more small stores sell hard liquor.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday a plan for the state superintendent’s office to intervene in the management of continually low-performing schools.
WASHINGTON — Sexual assaults in the military are a growing epidemic across the services, and thousands of victims are still unwilling to come forward, despite a slew of new oversight and assistance programs, according to Pentagon documents.
A new state audit is calling for automatic notifications when someone, such as a foster parent or childcare worker, is suspected of committing a crime any time after they’ve already passed an initial background check.
The Washington Education Association spends more on lobbying the Legislature than any other group and more than twice as much as the next-highest lobbying organization, a health care workers union.
The state Employment Security Department has sent out two more rounds of at-risk layoff notices to hundreds of workers, part of the agencys slim-down after the Great Recession.
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law that allows underage drinkers to call for medical help without fearing prosecution.
Her last years in office, former Gov. Chris Gregoire worked long hours slashing budgets, pushing for taxes and running a nearly 60,000-employee operation.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law today that lets state employees pay for their work-related parking and transit costs using pretax earnings. Democratic Rep. Sam Hunt of Olympia sponsored the measure, House Bill 1456, and he said it offers some small financial help to state workers.