A new fund will let cities and counties keep $51M in sales tax revenue for low-income housing construction and maintenance.
The state is reportedly the first in the nation to provide long-term care insurance, which will pay for up to a year of nursing care for the old and infirm.
The amendment was approved following a false story told by Sen. Tim Sheldon of an abduction in Mexico, implicating financial disclosure forms.
State treasurers are the latest group asking that Congress allow marijuana businesses to use bank accounts in states where sales are legal.
In the last three weeks, Municipal Court Judge Ed McKenna has been removed from 10 times as many cases as all six of his colleagues.
The "menu" of options approved by legislators includes more backyard cottages, duplexes, triplexes everywhere and apartments near transit.
A new law will automatically enroll students who meet or exceed state standards in the classes. Advocates say it doesn’t go far enough.
A new Washington state law will remove and replace Electoral College members who go rogue. But the courts will get the final say.
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Daytime flexibility could be an advantage in Seattle's crowded race. So who's got the freedom?
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.
Improved reporting may explain some of the four-fold increase. Still, one council member wants to make hate crimes easier to prosecute.
Washington is an outlier when it comes to jailing kids for actions that aren't crimes. A new law intends to change that.
Author Peter Walker has researched bike infrastructure around the world — he says Seattle's has some glaring gaps.
The governor just signed a raft of climate legislation, helping to strengthen the backbone of his platform.
Cultural differences, language barriers and a lack of social support can lead refugees and immigrants to feel isolated. The Tacoma Refugee Choir is helping them feel a sense of belonging.