Until last year, restaurants and bars had one choice from which to buy liquor: state government.
The annual Medal of Honor and Peace Officers Memorial ceremony is set for 1-3 p.m. Friday at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the Capitol Campus.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the sale of the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step for sale without a prescription to women ages 15 and over.
The special session of the Legislature that Jay Inslee has called for May 13 gives the new governor a second chance to leave his mark, something he was mostly unable to do in the 105-day regular session that ended Sunday.
The politically divided Washington Legislature winds down its 105-day regular session today without a two-year state budget and with few marquee bills to show for laboring in Olympia.
State Auditor Troy Kelley has been called to active-duty military service. His office said he is in South Korea on a roughly two-week trip that started early this week.
Traditional payday loans would be eliminated in Washington under last-minute legislation introduced in the House this week. Instead, lenders could offer a new type of high-interest installment loan.
The Legislature has given final approval to a bill that requires Washington hospitals to report publicly on a broader range of bloodstream infections acquired by patients while receiving care in virtually all areas of their facilities.
State officials are hoping Washington’s history as an aerospace hub will give the state a leg up in the competition to land one of six federally designated test facilities for aerial drones.
Lawmakers merged two mostly similar transportation budgets and came out with a deal Thursday that is expected to be approved by the time the gavel falls to end the regular session Sunday.