The state’s highest court said Wednesday it will keep its contempt order and daily sanctions in place in the McCleary school-funding case. And the September...
Seattle Times staff reporter Joseph O’Sullivan covers state government and the Legislature.
Democrat Manka Dhingra had 55 percent of the vote Wednesday -- essentially the same percentage she held in Tuesday night's general election returns.
Democrats are expected to hold both chambers in the Legislature following Manka Dhingra's win in the 45th District special Senate election.
Democrat Manka Dhingra held a double-digit lead over Republican Jinyoung Englund Tuesday night for the 45th District state Senate seat.
The senator, who chairs the Senate Health Care Committee, also suggested more frequent anti-harassment training for lawmakers and staff, and making the workplace policy more...
‘It’s a real call to action:’ 170 women sign letter speaking out against harassment at the Washington Legislature
The letter comes as the “#MeToo” movement has rippled across America, and as allegations surfaced last week of sexual harassment involving two ex-lawmakers.
Sen. Kirk Pearson, R-Monroe, has been appointed a director of rural development for Washington state, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.
$8.5 million and counting: Eastside Senate race between Manka Dhingra and Jinyoung Englund sets spending record
The battle between Democrat Manka Dhingra and Republican Jinyoung Lee Englund is by far the most expensive legislative race in Washington state history.
The national reckoning over workplace sexual harassment came to the Capitol this week, with allegations surfacing about two former legislators and more women talking about...