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Rep. Morgan Irwin was recently appointed to the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Statewide Coordinating Committee. Irwin replaces former state Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way. The Legislature created the committee in 2013 to...

It will take a third special session for the Washington State Legislature to finish its business this year. Negotiations continue on the operating budget with the centerpiece of the spending plan...

Ecology’s Nooksack Rule had been standard practice in Washington for decades. But the Futurewise lawyers didn’t like it. They wanted a new standard: that the GMA required counties to obtain evidence...

Rep. Morgan Irwin, R-Enumclaw, who is a Seattle police officer, talks with KUOW’s Bill Radke about officer safety and the safety of the public following the shooting by Seattle police officers...

This month, the Office of the Insurance Commissioner announced Klickitat County may be without health insurance coverage in 2018 as carriers have not filed plans in the county for Washington state’s...

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released its quarterly state revenue forecast today. According to Chief Economist and Executive Director Steve Lerch, the General Fund-State (GF-S) revenue forecast has...

Legislative proposal seeks to help increase healthcare coverage options for rural residents. Today in Olympia, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, introduced the Washington Patient Choice Restoration Act. The bill would make it...

Rep. Jim Walsh talks with Mike Wallin and Bruce Pollock on KEDO about the problems at The Evergreen State College in Olympia that led to protests and threats against the institution. Walsh,...

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, talks with KXL’s Lars Larson about the Senate passing a bill that would allow limited development along short-line rail in Clark County. The bill is a companion...

The Washington State Senate voted Tuesday to approve a bill that would change the state’s Growth Management Act (GMA) to allow limited development along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Clark County. Senate...