Bellevue steps up public safety measures following 2020 destruction, looting
Bellevue steps up public safety measures following 2020 destruction, looting
New laws pushing rental homes off market, landlord warns
New laws pushing rental homes off market, landlord warns
Inslee signs income tax bill
Inslee signs income tax bill
One million residents could face double-digit insurance rate increases
One million residents could face double-digit insurance rate increases
I-5 Bridge replacement could take years, depending on design
I-5 Bridge replacement could take years, depending on design
Paine Field eyed for next major airport
Paine Field eyed for next major airport
First lawsuit filed against state income tax
First lawsuit filed against state income tax
Increased spending, taxes, sweeping legislation cleared this session
Increased spending, taxes, sweeping legislation cleared this session
2021 Legislative Roundup
2021 Legislative Roundup
Forward Washington comes to a halt
Forward Washington comes to a halt
House passes capital gains income tax
House passes capital gains income tax
“Mobility 21” plan unveiled to relieve traffic congestion
“Mobility 21” plan unveiled to relieve traffic congestion
New modeling shows cap-and-trade bill could spike gas prices
New modeling shows cap-and-trade bill could spike gas prices
Legislature on verge of approving local infrastructure financing tool
Legislature on verge of approving local infrastructure financing tool
House Finance passes capital gains tax bill
House Finance passes capital gains tax bill
Aviation loan board bill finally clears legislature
Aviation loan board bill finally clears legislature
Lawmaker: Wildfire bill one of the ‘most important’ passed this session
Lawmaker: Wildfire bill one of the ‘most important’ passed this session
Rumblings over policy issues could prompt special session
Rumblings over policy issues could prompt special session
Study: Washington saw highest revenue growth during pandemic
Study: Washington saw highest revenue growth during pandemic
“Poison pill” amendments could kill LCFS bill
“Poison pill” amendments could kill LCFS bill
Broadband authority bill clears Senate
Broadband authority bill clears Senate
Budget negotiations continue, along with tax opposition
Budget negotiations continue, along with tax opposition
Mixed reaction to Forward Washington’s RUC provision
Mixed reaction to Forward Washington’s RUC provision
Bellevue lands projects in transportation package
Bellevue lands projects in transportation package
Initial Forward Washington package unveiled
Initial Forward Washington package unveiled
State may create public bank
State may create public bank
Housing bill draws support from local governments, builders
Housing bill draws support from local governments, builders
E3SHB 1091 is on the verge of passing in the Senate after the Senate Ways and Means voted to advance it on April 1.
LCFS bill bypasses Senate Transportation Committee
Billionaire’s tax clears committee
Billionaire’s tax clears committee
Businesses push back against “cash cow” bill
Businesses push back against “cash cow” bill
Bill prioritizes SR 520 bond payments
'Bare-bones’ transportation budget clears Senate
‘Bare-bones’ transportation budget clears Senate
Senate passes bill putting “safeguards” on toll revenue bonding
Senate passes bill putting “safeguards” on toll revenue bonding
Senate budget ramps up spending, includes income tax
Senate budget ramps up spending, includes income tax
Red tape concerns as “environmental justice” bill advances from House committee
Red tape concerns as “environmental justice” bill advances from House committee
GMA bill advances, lawmakers take issue with ‘net ecological gain’ provisions
GMA bill advances, lawmakers take issue with ‘net ecological gain’ provisions
Legal action possible over insurance commissioner’s three-year ban on credit score use for insurance plans
Legal action possible over insurance commissioner’s three-year ban on credit score use for insurance plans
Cap-and-trade bill appears headed for Senate vote
Cap-and-trade bill appears headed for Senate vote
Will ultra-high-speed rail concept advance?
Will ultra-high-speed rail concept advance?
GMA reform bill gets strong bipartisan backing
GMA reform bill gets strong bipartisan backing
Some stakeholders mixed on Senate broadband bill
Some stakeholders mixed on Senate broadband bill
Possible deal for LCFS bill?
Possible deal for LCFS bill?
Hydrogen vehicle support hints at larger policy stance
Capital gains income tax endangers ‘Silicon Valley 2.0’
Capital gains income tax endangers ‘Silicon Valley 2.0’
Bill would expand local government broadband authority
Bill would expand local government broadband authority
Bill targets downstream water rights transfers
Bill targets downstream water rights transfers
LCFS debate continues in Senate committee
LCFS debate continues in Senate committee
Wildfire bill advances from House
Wildfire bill advances from House
House passes GMA “reform” bill
House passes GMA “reform” bill
Amid record state revenue, capital gains income tax passes Senate
Amid record state revenue, capital gains income tax passes Senate
Senate passes unanimously aviation loan bill