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Gov. Inslee puts brakes on 75 mph speed limit

Gov. Inslee puts brakes on 75 mph speed limitGov. Jay Inslee said he wanted a analysis of the safety impact before raising any speed limits on Washington highways.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

In Earth Day address, Inslee calls for Legislative action

In Earth Day address, Inslee calls for Legislative actionGov. Jay Inslee said the Legislature's impending special session should be used to advance an environment-friendly agenda.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle town hall will spark debate about rent control

Seattle town hall will spark debate about rent controlSome are calling for the repeal of a state ban on rent control.
  • Seattle
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Governor: Auditor Troy Kelley should not be on paid leave

Governor: Auditor Troy Kelley should not be on paid leaveThe state's attorney general's office is trying to determine if auditor Troy Kelley will be paid while on a leave of absence to fight federal criminal charges.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Citizen behind Kelley recall cites Constitution

Citizen behind Kelley recall cites ConstitutionConstitution: Auditor 'shall reside' in seat of government.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Entertainment

Teen computer whiz tracks campaign donations

Teen computer whiz tracks campaign donationsTeen computer whiz tracks campaign donations
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Council selects 8 finalists for Clark's vacant seat

Council selects 8 finalists for Clark's vacant seatThe Seattle City Council has chosen eight potential candidates to take over Sally Clark's vacant seat after she stepped down from the position earlier this month to pursue a job at the University of Washington.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in Seattle on Monday

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in Seattle on MondayFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush will be in Seattle on Monday for a round table discussion.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

WA treasurer proposes cutting some taxes, creating income tax

WA treasurer proposes cutting some taxes, creating income taxTreasurer James McIntire says the state can't fund education as mandated by the constitution under the current tax system.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Traffic

More fines proposed for slow left lane drivers

More fines proposed for slow left lane driversA state senator has introduced a bill that would fine left lane campers even more depending on how far below the speed limit they are driving.
  • Traffic
  • 1 week ago
Local

New King County levy would boost funding for kids

New King County levy would boost funding for kidsFunds would be used for programs aimed at reducing incarceration, preventing homelessness, and treating mental illness.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Olympia

Gov. Inslee repeats call for state auditor to resign

Gov. Inslee repeats call for state auditor to resignGov. Jay Inslee sent Auditor Troy Kelley a letter repeating his call for the embattled official to resign immediately.
  • Olympia
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

Governor expands drought declaration to nearly half of Wash.

Governor expands drought declaration to nearly half of Wash.Runoff from snowmelt this summer is projected to be the lowest on record in 64 years.
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Olympia

Auditor Troy Kelley 'very confident' in his innocence

Auditor Troy Kelley 'very confident' in his innocenceGovernor Jay Inslee released a statement following the indictment, calling for Kelley to resign immediately.
  • Olympia
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Olympia

Calls mount for Kelley to resign in wake of indictment

Calls mount for Kelley to resign in wake of indictmentGov. Jay Inslee, Washington State Democrats, and Treasurer Jim McIntire called for Auditor Troy Kelley to resign immediately.
  • Olympia
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Olympia

Wash. political leaders react to Kelley indictment

Wash. political leaders react to Kelley indictmentSee a list of full statements from Washington state political leaders.
  • Olympia
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Full statement from state auditor Troy Kelley

Full statement from state auditor Troy KelleyState auditor Troy Kelley released a statement following his indictment and said he would hold a 4 p.m. news conference.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Special session? Inslee says negotiators have 'long ways to go'

Special session? Inslee says negotiators have 'long ways to go'Debate over taxes between Democrats, Republicans could send lawmakers into overtime.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Records show hard drive of auditor employee was damaged

Records show hard drive of auditor employee was damagedJason Jerue's laptop showed signs that its back had been removed and replaced improperly.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Sports

State House approves bill to make WHL players amateur athletes

State House approves bill to make WHL players amateur athletesSB 5893, which had already been unanimously approved by the State Senate, exempts players from "employee" status.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Legislature OKs overhaul of medical marijuana market

Legislature OKs overhaul of medical marijuana marketThe Washington Legislature has approved an overhaul of the state's medical marijuana market
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Seattle businessman, activist to run for temporary council seat

Seattle businessman, activist to run for temporary council seatHoward Wright, whose family has deep ties in the Seattle area, announced Tuesday he intends to run for a temporary open Seattle City Council seat.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Superintendent Dorn recommends plan to revise class size initiative

Superintendent Dorn recommends plan to revise class size initiativeState Super intendent Randy Dorn says he wants to raise taxes to pay for school improvements.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Q&A: Former White House press secretary on 2016 presidential campaign

Q&A: Former White House press secretary on 2016 presidential campaignFormer White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan shares his perspective on the 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

House passes bill on animals locked in cars

House passes bill on animals locked in carsA bill to make it a civil offense to lock an animal in a car or enclosed space in dangerous conditions has passed the state House.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Olympia

House Democrats release transportation revenue plan

House Democrats release transportation revenue planHouse Democrats released a transportation revenue package that looks similar to the Senate's $15 billion 16-year plan.
  • Olympia
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Hillary's in the race: Seattle responds

Hillary's in the race: Seattle respondsPeople in Western Washington are reacting to Hillary Clinton's announcement.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago