The Capitol Buzz is a daily summary of online news clips from across the state, discussing policies and politics affecting Washington state.

OUR NEWS RELEASES FROM THIS WEEK

CAPITOL BUZZ RADIO/AUDIO

AGRICULTURE & WATER

BUSINESS, ECONOMY & LABOR

COMMUNITY & FAMILY ISSUES

CONGRESS & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

COURTS, CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT

CYBERSECURITY

EDUCATION & SCHOOL SAFETY

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & SERVICES

ENERGY & UTILITIES

ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES & PARKS

FISH

HANFORD

HEALTH CARE

HIGHER EDUCATION

HIRST

HOMELESSNESS

HOUSING

LEGISLATURE

LGBT

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

MARIJUANA

MENTAL HEALTH

OPIOIDS

OTHER STATES

POLITICS

ELECTIONS

STATE

OPINION: ‘R’ is just a label — Washington Republicans are different (Bill Bryant/Crosscut)

PRIVACY

TAXES

TECHNOLOGY

TRANSPORTATION

TRIBAL ISSUES

WILDFIRE PREVENTION & RESPONSE