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Tuesday, February 09, 2016

'Seattle Quarantine:' Republicans Seek To Stop City Minimum Wage Hikes

Republicans in the Idaho and Washington legislatures want to block any more cities from going the path of Seattle and Tacoma in raising the minimum wage... More » Listen to this story

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A Donald Trump-Style Firing And A New Tone In Olympia

It was a Donald Trump moment straight out of The Apprentice. Last Friday, the Republican-led Washington state Senate effectively said, "You're fired" to... More »

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Activists Want To Lift State Ban On Local GE Crop Regulations

Opponents of genetically engineered crops in Oregon want state lawmakers to allow local governments to ban those crops. The measure under consideration ... More » Listen to this story

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The Wheels On The Party Bus Still Go Round And Round, But With New Rules

Some people ride the bus to work. Some rent a bus to party on. So-called party buses have been in the news a lot in recent years because of accidents... More » Listen to this story

Monday, February 08, 2016

Inslee Cancels Meetings With Top Senate Republican

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has cancelled a series of regularly scheduled meetings with the Republican leader of the state Senate. The move follows... More » Listen to this story

Monday, February 08, 2016

State Of Oregon Lifts Restrictions On Health Insurer Moda

Customers of Portland-based health insurance company Moda should rest assured their policies will be honored. That was the message from state regulators... More » Listen to this story

Monday, February 08, 2016

Washington Liquor Privatization Continues To Drive Sales To Oregon, Idaho

The privatization of retail liquor sales in Washington state has delivered a sustained boost to the state liquor divisions in neighboring Idaho and... More » Listen to this story

Monday, February 08, 2016

Inslee Accuses Republicans Of 'Friday Massacre'

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee took the gloves off Monday and launched a full-throated attack on Senate Republicans for sacking his Secretary of... More » Listen to this story

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Head Of Washington State Prisons Resigns

Washington Secretary of Corrections Dan Pacholke has resigned his position after less than four months in the job. His unexpected announcement Saturday ... More » Listen to this story

Friday, February 05, 2016

Senate Majority Leader Regrets Using ‘Racist’ To Describe Fired WSDOT Secretary

The Republican leader of the Washington Senate said he regrets using the word “racist” to describe ousted Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson. More » Listen to this story

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