Senate passes “environmental justice” bill
Senate passes “environmental justice” bill
House passes LCFS bill amid concerns over cost, program effectiveness
House passes LCFS bill amid concerns over cost, program effectiveness
Bill establishing special session procedure clears Senate
Bill establishing special session procedure clears Senate
Cap-and-trade bill clears committee despite business concerns
Cap-and-trade bill clears committee despite business concerns
Repealing toll bonding authority “work in progress”
Repealing toll bonding authority “work in progress”
Committee clears revised electric car sale mandate proposal
Committee clears revised electric car sale mandate proposal
Cap-and-trade bill gets overhaul
Cap-and-trade bill gets overhaul
Bill creates legal definition of driverless cars
Bill creates legal definition of driverless cars
RUC bill proposed for electric, hybrid cars
RUC bill proposed for electric, hybrid cars
Bill would reduce B&O for hospitality industry
Bill would reduce B&O for hospitality industry
Opposition grows as capital gains income tax bill clears Senate committee
Opposition grows as capital gains income tax bill clears Senate committee
Mixed reaction to Phase 2 transition
Bill would promote greater use of ADUs in rural areas
Bill would promote greater use of ADUs in rural areas
Familiar arguments with latest capital gains tax proposal
Familiar arguments with latest capital gains tax proposal
New proposal would increase death tax rate
New proposal would increase death tax rate
Proposal would address governor’s emergency authority, power imbalance
Proposal would address governor’s emergency authority, power imbalance
Stakeholders concern over abrupt bill change without public notice
Stakeholder concern over abrupt bill change without public notice
CEO: Tax talk a “huge PR issue” for Washington state
CEO: Tax talk a “huge PR issue” for Washington state
Stakeholders: LCFS goals questionable, benefit claims “not supported by data”
Stakeholders: LCFS goals questionable, benefit claims “not supported by data”
Washington’s future role in space industry
Washington’s future role in space industry
Critics predict billionaire tax impractical, legally questionable
Critics predict billionaire tax impractical, legally questionable
Government interference, practicality concerns over banning gas car sales
Government interference, practicality concerns over banning gas car sales
GMA reform bill advances from committee
GMA reform bill advances from committee
Bill would block lawsuits over retroactive ag overtime pay
Bill would block lawsuits over retroactive ag overtime pay
Bill targets GMA appeals
Bill targets GMA appeals
Bill would further prioritize transportation infrastructure preservation
Bill would further prioritize transportation infrastructure preservation
Another try for small airport loan bill
Another try for small airport loan bill
Utilities warn natural gas ban will raise rates, threaten grid
Utilities warn natural gas ban will raise rates, threaten grid
Wildfire bill draws praise from stakeholders
Wildfire bill draws praise from stakeholders
Remote testimony issues, virtual session prompt concerns about access
Remote testimony issues, virtual session prompt concerns about access
Striking turnout to testify on bill reopening Washington
Striking turnout to testify on bill reopening Washington
Landlords push legislature for rental assistance
Landlords push legislature for rental assistance
GMA bill would add new, unfunded mandates
GMA bill would add new, unfunded mandates
As Inslee pushes income tax, shift in messaging to attract out of state businesses
As Inslee pushes income tax, shift in messaging to attract out of state businesses
LCFS, round 4
LCFS, round 4
Inslee envisions “new normal” in Washington
Inslee envisions “new normal” in Washington
Removing credit data from insurance plans will increase rates, critics say
Removing credit data from insurance plans will increase rates, critics say
Stakeholders discourage “pay later,” propose wildfire account
Stakeholders discourage “pay later,” propose wildfire account
Session 2021: Legislators examine taxes, business relief, rules
Session 2021: Legislators examine taxes, business relief, rules
Legislature announces remote testimony rules
Legislature announces remote testimony rules
Retailers urge legislators “do not harm” this session
Retailers urge legislators “do no harm” this session
New report could show forestland loss to housing
New report could show forestland loss to housing
Mixed reaction to ferry privatization study
Mixed reaction to ferry privatization study
‘Free Market Destroy’ campaign takes off
‘Free Markets Destroy’ campaign takes off
Stakeholders warn against new taxes in proposed 2021-23 operating budget
Stakeholders warn against new taxes in proposed 2021-23 operating budget
Tax proposals likely for transportation funding
Tax proposals likely for transportation funding
Housing, GMA legislation possible for 2021
Housing, GMA legislation possible for 2021
Bellevue stakeholders: budget process elevates policy, de-escalates politics
Bellevue stakeholders: budget process elevates policy, de-escalates politics
“Trojan Horse” cap gains proposal likely in 2021
“Trojan Horse” cap gains proposal likely in 2021
Special needs students could “fall hardest” with remote learning
Special needs students could “fall hardest” with remote learning
Christmas tree farms see sales spike: “People just want to do something normal”
Christmas tree farms see sales spike: “People just want to do something normal”