John Stang is a freelance writer who often covers state government. He can be followed on Twitter: @johnstang_8
Cascades Volcano Observatory needs to build more monitoring stations — and as much as $55 million in federal dollars could go a long way.
The Senate just passed a bill that would place a moratorium on developing an area rich in copper, and currently home to a thriving tourism industry.
In an unusual step, House Speaker Frank Chopp has personally introduced a bill to create a new hospital in Seattle.
Law enforcement is balking but a number of legislators in both parties think the law could be relaxed.
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.