Under normal circumstances, we cheer bipartisanship and applaud Democratic and Republican leaders for coming together on legislation. But the cynical game that’s afoot at the state Capitol this week is being played under abnormal circumstances and should be met with jeers, not cheers.
An exciting wave of community-based mental health facilities could be built around Washington if state bonds are approved. It hinges on legislators sending it to the November ballot, and voters saying yes.
Whether it’s this year or in 2019, a $5 million study of freeway corridor needs from Tumwater north to Mounts Road on the Pierce County side of the Nisqually River is a logical next step for addressing traffic and freight mobility along the I-5 corridor.
Washington voters often serve as agents of sensible state gun policy when legislators fail to act. Is it too much to hope a citizen may file an initiative petition to try to align assault-weapon law with handgun restrictions this year?
So many people have misunderstood the law that the Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission held a conference call Friday morning to answer questions about how the law works, and how you could get cited under it.
Driving seems to be the last thing on these motorists' minds
Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State
Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board
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