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Friday, April 21, 2017

Partial Hiring Freeze Part Of Oregon Legislative Work Group's 'Cost Containment' Proposal

A bipartisan group of Oregon lawmakers unveiled a proposal on Friday to reel in state spending during the upcoming budget cycle. The plan calls for a... More »

Friday, April 21, 2017

Inslee Blasts Senate Republicans, Calls Special Session For Monday

Washington Governor Jay Inslee will call state lawmakers back into special session starting Monday. The Democrat’s announcement Friday came as budget... More »

Friday, April 21, 2017

More Oregon Schools, Hospitals And Fire Stations In Line For Seismic Upgrades

The state of Oregon has announced a new round of taxpayer-funded grants to help schools and other public buildings better withstand a major earthquake. More »

Friday, April 21, 2017

Two-Tier Driver License System Buys Time For Air Travelers Facing Secure ID Deadline

Washington state legislators appear to have bought extra time for travelers who use a standard driver's license to pass through airport security. The... More »

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Groundhog Day In Olympia As Budget Gridlock Means Overtime Session

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will likely call lawmakers back into special session on Monday. This comes as the clock runs out on the 105-day regular... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Oregon Governor Orders Two-Month State Government Hiring Freeze

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has ordered a two-month hiring freeze for state government jobs. The Democrat is ordering state agencies not to fill any job... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Heavy Spring Rain, Snowmelt Destroy Northeastern Washington Roads

The damage to roads in northeastern Washington caused by a deluge of water from snowmelt and heavy spring rain is significant enough to raise eyebrows... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, April 20, 2017

New Hands-Free Laws Likely Coming Soon For Northwest Drivers 


Washington state lawmakers sent a distracted driving crackdown to the governor's desk late Wednesday. And lawmakers in Oregon are steadily steering... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tri-Cities Prepares To Celebrate Science On Earth Day

The March For Science in Washington, D.C., is happening this Saturday on Earth Day. Smaller science events are happening across the Northwest -- even in... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Republicans Sling Dirt Over Lawn Care At Washington Capitol

Washington lawmakers are about to go into an overtime session because they can’t reach a budget deal. But Wednesday another issue briefly took center... More » Listen to this story

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