The Capitol Buzz is a weekday summary of online news stories from across the state, highlighting policies, politics and other issues that affect Washingtonians.

OUR NEWS RELEASES FROM THIS WEEK

AGRICULTURE & WATER

BUSINESS, ECONOMY & LABOR

CONGRESS

CORRECTIONS & JAILS

CRIME & PUBLIC SAFETY

DAMS

DRUG CRISIS

EDUCATION

ELECTIONS

ENERGY & UTILITIES

ENVIRONMENT

FISH

FOOD SAFETY & SECURITY

GUN RIGHTS

HEALTH CARE & HOSPITALS

HIGHER EDUCATION

HOMELESSNESS

HOUSING

LAW ENFORCEMENT

LEGISLATURE

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

LONG-TERM CARE

OPERATING BUDGET

OTHER STATES

STATE GOVERNMENT

TAXES

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION BUDGET

TRIBAL ISSUES

WEATHER & CLIMATE

WILDFIRE PREVENTION & RESPONSE

WILDLIFE