The latest political news and election updates in Tri-Cities, Washington, and beyond.
Key Topics and Deadlines in WA State Legislature (February 2024)
Stay informed about the legislative session in Washington state as policymakers make quick decisions to address important issues.
A Misguided Way To Diversify Washington State School Boards
Sen. Joe Nguyen, at the request of OSPI head Chris Reykdal filed SB 6223 last week that would address the way School Board Directors around the State are compensated. While a noble desire, their approach, and reasoning behind, are once again playing politics with schools.
Washington State Rep Proposes Banning Something Already Illegal
What is even more incredulous is Rep. Sam Low's (R-39th District Lake Stevens) bill bans something that was banned by State Lawmakers almost 40 years ago.
Pasco City Councilman Announces Run For Attorney General
New Year's Day is traditionally held as a time to announce a change in direction in life or a new direction you would like to travel. Some make slight adjustments to a daily routine while others make more momentous shifts. This New Year announcement qualifies as the latter.
Another Initiative Ready For Washington State's Ballot in 2024?
To say the folks at Let's Go Washington have been busy is an understatement. The Redmond, WA based group started with an ambitious plan: get five Initiatives on the ballot for 2024 in an attempt to reverse some legislation passed over the last few sessions.
What Could The Upholding of Spokane's Prop 1 Mean for Tri-Cities?
There were a number of ballot measures throughout the State for last month's general election. Few had as many, or more, people paying closer attention than Proposition 1 in the City of Spokane.
Lawmakers Hosting Workshop at Richland Public Library
Have you wondered how the legislative process works in Olympia? Are you curious as to how a bill comes into law, from the idea phase, all the way to the Governor's signature? You'll have the opportunity to learn that at more at the Richland Public Library.
Franklin County Commissioner's Major Announcement About Future
For the last 15 years on the Franklin County Board of Commissioners there has been one constant...Brad Peck. Peck has served District 1, which is the majority of the City of Pasco on the Board since January of 2009 (elected 2008).
Washington State Voting: Online Tool May Help in Your Decision
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