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Inslee signs bill creating capital gains tax; foes are challenging it in court as unconstitutional.
Democrats used their majorities to muscle through social, economic, environmental and tax policies.
As wrangling over climate change policy continues, a major transportation package is pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the Blake decision has gotten people out jail, charges dismissed and possibly clemency for some.
Gov. Inslee said an expected increase in vaccine supply enables the state to open eligibility.
A ban of that practice will be in place until the pandemic is over, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says.
He’s also extending moratoria on evictions and utility cut-offs and easing rules for nursing home visits.
The directive requires districts to offer at least two days of on-campus instruction per week for all grades.
Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s reopening plan will allow businesses to operate at 50% capacity starting March 22.
The governor acted after receiving the recommendation of a scientific panel enlisted by Western states.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that can waive some requirements for students who were on track before the pandemic.
A Senate bill takes aim at a state law requiring anyone seeking elected office to be a citizen.
The federal funds will go to fight COVID, aid renters and reopen shuttered schools and businesses.
The serial anti-tax initiative sponsor said he will abide the court’s order but denied he violated ‘any law.’
A citizen panel approved a 1.75% increase for executives, legislators and justices 17 months from now.
On Monday, area restaurants and certain entertainment venues may resume indoor service, the governor said.
There were no protests or arrests as troopers patrolled and the National Guard assumed a lower profile.
An 18-cent gas tax increase and a fee on carbon emissions would fund new roads and more.
At the start of an historic third term, the governor is charting a course out of the pandemic.
State lawmakers will work remotely as they tackle COVID-19, economic recovery, police reform and more.