Findings of fraud or misuse remained rare despite short deadlines set for local governments to spend billions in emergency relief.
As food-stamp recipients see grocery budgets tighten, state proposals would shift money to already strained and short-staffed local services.
In King County, public health ambassadors with cultural connections help break down patient/provider barriers.
The Washington Coalition for Open Government recognized records and data reporting that helps readers learn about local pandemic relief spending.
States were given a narrow window to fix long-standing flaws before federal agencies divvy $42B in infrastructure funds.
After billions in telecom subsidies, it may take a new public approach to connect some 'last mile' areas like rural Grays Harbor County to broadband.
Even with $605 million in federal aid, the state can't catch up with its growing maintenance backlog.
A new levee could offer protection to Grays Harbor from future climate disasters.
A 'once-in-a-generation' project could help Washington coastal cities Hoquiam and Aberdeen hold off economically devastating climate disasters.
Amid a retention crisis, rural hospitals turned to pricey travel-nurse agencies with little oversight or transparency. Now they need a way forward.
WA Recovery Watch published over 30 stories on funding delays, disparities and unspent aid. Here's what came from that reporting — and what's next.
Look up your address to check the accuracy of the maps, which could impact up to $900 million in federal aid to Washington.
In a legal gray area, EvergreenHealth commissioners approved including pandemic relief funds in the hospital's financial performance.
A proposal from Washington's Public Works Board would limit the power of private companies' objections to stall public broadband projects.
The U.S. Treasury pulled funds from jurisdictions that didn't meet the deadline to distribute at least 20% of their most recent allocation.
Learn how to match public officials and candidates to billions in federal relief dollars, and why watchdogs say financial disclosure rules need improvement.