(SYDNEY BROWN/Washington State Journal) Limits proposed on use of lethal force, better training, higher qualifications endorsed… Lawmakers in Olympia are trying to address racial equity,
(PRESS RELEASE/Washington Department of Health) Overdose deaths accelerated in Washington in 2020, increasing by 38% in the first half of 2020 compared to the first
(PATRIC HAERLE/Washington State Journal) Additional relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is on its way Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Feb.
(SYDNEY BROWN/Washington State Journal) A capital gains excise tax moved one step closer to approval Feb. 17 despite opposition from Republican lawmakers who call the
(PATRIC HAERLE/Washington State Journal) Plan ends bonus for National Board Certified teachers, budget balanced without new taxes… House Republicans released their proposed state budget Feb.
(BY CENTRALIA CHRONICLE STAFF) Earlier this month, U.S. Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, and Katie Porter, D-California, reintroduced the Family Savings for Kids and
(SYDNEY BROWN/Washington State Journal) Many bills win bipartisan support, boost given to substance abuse apprentices… As a single mother who survived on food stamps, an
(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent) Last Thursday, Governor Jay Inslee had made the sweeping announcing that most regions in the state would be moving to Phase 2
(PATRIC HAERLE/Washington State Journal) Cyber security bill is drawing bipartisan support… Reeling from a December breach that allowed hackers to access the personal information of
(JOSEPH CLAYPOOL/Washington State Journal) The summer months are coming to an end, children are heading back to school, but they are experiencing summer learning loss