As problems continue to dog the federally run health insurance marketplace, Washington’s state-run Healthplanfinder site is making steady, modest headway in getting people signed up for coverage in 2014.
State Rep. Larry Crouse, a Republican from Spokane Valley, will leave the Legislature Dec. 31 for family reasons, according to a press release his office sent out Monday.
Former Washington attorney general Rob McKenna says he favors a constitutional amendment as a way to counter last week's state Supreme Court ruling that upheld a governor's claim of executive privilege. Former governors Chris Gregoire and Gary Locke had invoked such a privilege claim in refusing to release certain sensitive public records, and Olympia-based Evergreen Freedom Foundation (now The Freedom Foundation) sued to strike down that claim.
As problems continue nationally with federally run health-insurance exchanges and President Obama is admitting flaws with the web site, Washington's state-run Healthplanfinder site is still making steady, modest headway getting people signed up for coverage in 2014.
State Senate candidate Jan Angel is asking Comcast Cable to pull television ads off the air that she says lie about her record.
Kiley Lane Parker didnt know why she immediately rejected the idea of running for elected office when someone asked her about it in 2010.
Bowing to the threat of an attorney generals lawsuit, the Grocery Manufacturers Association filed papers Friday that identify 34 members that contributed to its $7.2 million fund to help defeat Initiative 522 in Washington state. I-522 requires packaging labels on genetically engineered foodstuffs and seeds.
In the last weeks of his life, Tom Foley was watching the brinkmanship in the nations capital with worry -- and a few thoughts about how to fix it.
Tom Foley, a Spokane native who rose to the highest position in the U.S. House of Representatives a spot two heartbeats away from president is dead at 84.
A ballot initiative in Washington to require GMO food labeling has become a battle with implications that could reach far beyond the state.
Washington state’s governor is allowed to claim “executive privilege” as a reason to withhold documents from the public even though that exemption isn’t among the hundreds listed in state law, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
What ending the shutdown of the federal government meant in Washington state:
One day after Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit over the financing of Initiative 522 by the food industry, the Grocery Manufacturers Association in Washington, D.C., said Thursday it will file in the state as a political committee to avoid civil prosecution.
The Washington state Supreme Court has upheld former governor Chris Gregoire’s claim of a limited executive privilege that let her exempt public records from disclosure.
Public Disclosure Commission investigators have been looking into the origins of Initiative 517 for more than a year, and they won't finish in time for the state commission's last regular meeting before voters decide on Tim Eyman's ballot measure.
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