Plus, a closer look at some of the concerned statements made by police chiefs and sheriffs.
Now, legislators think they have a fix to bring the public-option law they passed two years ago to every county.
Legislators are spending $400 million to expand broadband, while opening up public internet options. But access for everyone is still a long way off.
The state ranks near worst in the nation for constraints on civil asset forfeiture.
Starting in mid-2022, people will be able to dial 988 instead of 911 to access different types of services in a mental health crisis.
Gov. Jay Inslee's decision to veto a tribal consultation portion of the Climate Commitment Act has stirred up conversation among tribal leaders.
With mail-in voting and same-day voter registration “we really are ahead of the curve,” one state lawmaker says.
Legislators invoked an exemption when they passed a new tax on investment income. Their only problem? The truth.
The U.S. and Washington state are now formally celebrating June 19 to mark the end of slavery.
Providers say the county is not ready for Washington state's eviction moratorium to end.
Conservative pundits disparage the new anti-racism education laws coming out of Olympia, but there is nothing harmful about telling the truth.
State dollars will take mental health services in a new direction with two projects: a psychiatric hospital near Northgate Mall and a proposed behavioral health center at Harborview.
The new law, which will take effect in fall 2022, was shaped in part by student lobbyists.
The state's new accountability laws might not have happened without the advocacy of people whose family members were killed by police.
Last year's BLM protests fueled major actions on police accountability, tax reform and environmental justice. But no one thinks the work is done.
Help for renters and homeowners is on the way as the state’s eviction moratorium is set to expire June 30.