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Friday, November 17, 2017

Spokane City Council to Consider Ban Criminal History Questions on Job Applications

The Spokane City Council will consider an ordinance Monday, that would make it easier for anyone with a criminal record to be hired. More » Listen to this story

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Supreme Court Gives Honors Law Graduate With Criminal Past Second Chance

The Washington State Supreme Court has decided that it believes in second chances and rehabilitation in a case involving a former drug addict who... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oregon Senate Republicans Choose New Leader

The Oregon Senate Republican caucus chose a new leader for the first time in more than a decade Wednesday. Jackie Winters , R-Salem, won a closed-door... More »

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Who’s Watching Hanford? EPA Presence Dwindling

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is one of the government watchdogs monitoring the cleanup of the Hanford nuclear reservation. But recently the... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Washington Unemployment Again Touches Record Low, Wage Hikes Next?

The statewide unemployment rate in Washington again touched a record low of 4.5 percent in October . That's according to the Washington Employment... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Women See 'Surge' Opportunity To Address Sexual Harassment At State Capitol

In response to recent reports about sexual harassment at the Washington state Capitol, a state Senate committee voted Tuesday night to require all... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Northwest Wine Lovers Raise Funds For Fire-Ravaged California Wineries

October's California wine country wildfires damaged more than 30 wineries. Now, the Northwest wine industry and wine drinkers are stepping up to with... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Washington Supreme Court Tells Lawmakers To Find $1B More For Schools In 2018

Washington state lawmakers will likely have to come up with an extra $1 billion for schools when they convene in January for the 2018 session. The... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Kitzhaber Agrees To $1,000 Civil Ethics Penalty

Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has agreed to pay a $1,000 civil penalty to the state of Oregon for ethics violations. Kitzhaber agreed to the penalty... More » Listen to this story

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Washington Senate Will Require Annual Sexual Harassment Training

Beginning next year, Washington state senators and Senate staff will be required to take annual sexual harassment training. The Senate’s operations... More » Listen to this story

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