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On Wednesday, right about the time beach volleyballer Kerri-Walsh Jennings hopes to be capturing gold in the Rio Olympics, the two men vying to be Washington’s next governor are scheduled to hold their first debate in Spokane.
As ballot counting continues in the 2016 Primary, here are a few story lines emerging from the results already in hand.
OLYMPIA — As Republicans gathered in Cleveland last week, I imagined what GOP leaders might dish out against Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee had the subject of his re-election been on the convention menu.
Taking a cue from the Grand Old Party’s four-day fete in Cleveland, consider the case Republican leaders in this state might make against Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee if given a convention pulpit from which to prosecute.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn knows school districts use local levies to pay teachers and principals because they don’t get enough money from the state to offer competitive salaries.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee’s strategy as a warrior for the environment is once again coming under fire from other fighters in the environmentalist movement.
The next round in the battle on access to public bathrooms will be waged Thursday in Yakima.
If you’ve never tried to pull off a debate, it’s hard to appreciate the degree of difficulty involved in such a feat.
For very different reasons, Donald Trump and Randy Dorn are poised to alter the dynamics of this year’s race for governor in Washington.
Donald Trump is marching toward the Republican presidential nomination and Washington is one of his next stops.
Republican state senators didn’t fire Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner when they had the chance.
Gov. Inslee was hanging out with his pals from the Washington Education Association a recent Saturday morning when the subject of charter schools came up.
Time to catch up on a couple pieces of unfinished business around here. Let’s begin with Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
Why are so many people running to become Washington’s next lieutenant governor?
A report due out as early as Thursday could reveal why the state continued to free inmates early, by mistake, even after workers in the Department of Corrections learned it was happening in late 2012.
Having completed debates on the use of toilets and taxes, the Republican majority in the state Senate directed their attention Tuesday to a top item on this session’s to-do list — education.
Minutes before Gov. Jay Inslee gave his State of the State address Tuesday, the leader of Washington’s public school system delivered a message of his own.
Gov. Jay Inslee is beginning the last year of his first term with every expectation of winning re-election in November.
A not-so-funny thing happened on the long march to save Washington from the damaging undulations of climate change. A fight broke out among the warriors.
Eight lawmakers entrusted with drafting a school funding plan in line with the tenets of the state constitution and dictates of the Supreme Court won’t complete their task this year.