Interpreter services are available but difficult to access. Lawmakers and advocates want to change that.
Servicios de interpretación están disponibles pero son de difícil acceso. Legisladores y defensores quieren cambiar esto.
An expanded budget for the new suicide and mental health crisis line would support rapid-response teams and marketing efforts.
At-home sexual-assault kits are marketed as an option for survivors who may not report to law enforcement, but aren't admissible as evidence in court.
Senate Bill 5069 — one of several marijuana-related bills this legislative session — lays the groundwork for interstate trade.
A proposal that passed the Senate this week would boost privacy for people who are trans or queer, those escaping domestic violence, and refugees.
State lawmakers are considering an extension of the meal program, lowering the threshold for schools to offer free school meals to all students.
Suciasaurus rex is on the legislative docket again — but experts are wondering about the true origins of the partial femur found on Sucia Island.
Implementing the 40-hour work week could cause a financial challenge for tree-fruit growers, where mechanization is minimal.
Places like Walla Walla, Yakima and Spokane are not the affordable alternatives they once were, but solutions could be coming.
House fees and shared tips are causing some strip-club workers to actually lose money. Can liquor licenses and increased oversight help?
A package of legislative proposals would scale up enrollment efforts and subsidize fees for some students.
If the legislation passes, Washington would be just the second state in the U.S. to amend its blood alcohol content limit.
State lawmakers hope to increase oversight of kids with disabilities sent out of state and prohibit or limit the use of isolation and restraint.
With the state’s power needs expected to double, it will have to import wind and solar to meet the demand.
Young activists visited Olympia to back the expansion of health-care access, including bills to shield providers and patients from out-of-state prosecution.