After passionate floor debate, the bill moves to the House.
State Democrats push labor union-friendly bills while Republicans cry foul play.
The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.
Former U.S. Secretary of State said “Washington has an opportunity to lead.”
The bill would do away with a law that opponents say is antiquated and xenophobic.
The House of Representatives votes to end questioning criminal history on job applications.
The bill would provide assistance for residents that make less than 70 percent of the state median income.
The Evergreen Free College Program being called for would benefit both middle-income and low-income students.
In addition to education, the program would help students find housing and provide meal plans and stipends for clothing, laundry, and showers.
A twice-failed bill would have named the mythic creature as the official state cryptid.
The measure would also update state oil spill contingency plans.
Statements from the governor and the state attorney general come in response to a shift in federal plans.
The aim is to provide those in need with services instead of jail time.
Bill moves out of committee with lower tax rate than governor proposed, a “monumental step.”
Senate Democrat slams their efforts as “unthoughtful sledgehammers.”
The bill would ensure that those with low incomes can have access to clean products, say proponents.
Premiums have skyrocketed, prompting a response from lawmakers.
Opponents say that such a move would undermine the safety and rights of gun owners.
Bipartisan bills in the House and Senate could remove Cold War-era emergency planning restrictions.
Roughly $1 billion more is needed, and school districts want their local levies.