Candidates increasingly tout their “constitutional sheriff” credentials, with many believing they have the ultimate authority to decide what is constitutional.
Wilson Criscione is a reporter with InvestigateWest (invw.org), an independent news nonprofit dedicated to investigative journalism in the Pacific Northwest.
As Rob Chase’s platform has been elevated in the state Legislature, extremism experts say he’s emerged as a dangerous far-right figure.
Tenant advocates argue Washington’s law doesn’t adequately protect tenants from being billed for unreasonable damage charges.
The availability and cost of pretrial services, meant to keep unconvicted defendants out of jail, depends heavily on where in the state an alleged crime...
Advocates seek to remove faith-healing exemptions in Washington and Idaho, but political divides over medical decisions and parental rights have stalled those efforts.