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The proposed state broadband office would facilitate internet connectivity in communities across Washington state.
The Washington governor used the address to call for efforts on mental health, orca recovery and education.
Days before the beginning of the Legislature, both parties agree that something must be done.
Respondents identified social services as a high priority for the state Legislature, while climate change and orcas lagged.
Washington Democrats may introduce a bill to address pay inconsistency and legal protections for dancers.
As the state Legislature contemplates how it can help the emergent industry, the University of Washington lays the groundwork for a future workforce.
It's not the largest addition to the governor's proposed revenue plan, but it's likely to cause the most fuss.
State Democrats are confident they'll pass the $268M clean energy plan.
For the Eastern Washington town of Republic, dreams of revival rest on a new approach to gold mining.
It will be months before a successor is named, but there is a short list of likely candidates.