Washington Governor Jay Inslee talks with Crosscut publisher Greg Shaw during an editorial board interview Wednesday.
Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, speaks before leading a prayer at a rally in the Capitol rotunda Wednesday.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee speaks at a press conference Wednesday on the results of a visit to Washington, D.C., where he discussed recent leaks at Hanford with U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu.
Community college students (L to R) Alex Burgi, Seth Albert and Ben Morris confer before entering the House chambers at the Capitol. The four were part of a larger group visiting the Capitol to lobby on behalf of funding for vocational skills classes at community colleges.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee signs the first bill of the session, SB 5147. The bill gives youth shelters more time to report runaway youth to parents.
Serial initiative sponsor Tim Eyman speaks at the Capitol Thursday, following the striking down by the state Supreme Court of an initiative he sponsored. The initiative had required a two-thirds majority in the Legislature for any tax increase.
After signing the first bill of the session, SB 5147, Washington Governor Jay Inslee gave one of two pens he used to sign the document to Alec Shimseldin of Mt. Rainier, who attended the signing with his mother, Tina Orwall.
Reporters wait for Washington Governor Jay Inslee before a press conference, where he was scheduled to share news about leaking tanks discovered at Hanford.