Government



Sen. Nelson to retire

State Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson announced Tuesday that she will join more than a dozen other law-makers in stepping down this year.

March 28, 2018 1:26 p.m. read more..
 

Group challenges I-1631 title

Citing the importance of transparency with voters, the Association of Washington Business filed a ballot title challenge to Initiative 1631 on Tuesday, March 27.

March 28, 2018 1:18 p.m. read more..
    

BLM approves 30 advisory committee charters

The federal Bureau of Land Management has renewed charters for 21 of 37 Resource Advisory Councils. The councils assist in the development of committee recommendations on public land management issues.

March 19, 2018 5:19 p.m. read more..
  

Second student protest looms

Two more political action committees are encouraging students to protest guns, while raising money under the guise of safe schools

March 19, 2018 11:25 a.m. read more..
  

Gov. Inslee signs 'Erin's Law'

Public schools will be providing age-appropriate information on sexual abuse to school district under a law signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday, March 15. The so-called “Erin’s Law,” or House Bill 1539, was introduced by Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, to help students who have been sexually abused.

March 16, 2018 10:27 a.m. read more..