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While people without legal immigration status pay into unemployment insurance, they don't benefit.
Decision comes in the wake of revelations that Washington State Patrol troopers search people of color at far higher rates than whites.
House budget has $50,000 to fund a collaboration between State Patrol and WSU to analyze traffic stops for evidence of bias.
Officials have not filed a report since 2009 that examines the race and ethnicity of drivers who troopers stop and search.
While the searches occur at five times the rate for white drivers, they are less likely to turn up drugs or other contraband.
After I-940 passed last November, family members of police shooting victims were expecting to be involved in its implementation. Some say that isn’t happening.
The owners of Total Reclaim promoted themselves as responsible recyclers. A federal investigation found otherwise.
The company reversed course on Thursday, citing opposition to its plan for a new headquarters in the city.
The fight for Northwest salmon pits sea lions against orcas, salmon, fishermen and almost everyone else.
The world is watching as Gov. Jay Inslee's orca task force hopes to find ways to save an endangered population of killer whales.