Politics

Senate passes 6-year highway bill, short-term patch needed

10:28 a.m. July 30

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a long-term transportation bill, but with House lawmakers already dispersed for their August recess, the bill will become just one more sticky issue on a jam-packed congressional agenda in the fall.

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Suit seeks to block anti-tax measure from Washington ballot

3:16 p.m. July 30

OLYMPIA — Opponents of Tim Eyman's latest anti-tax initiative are suing to keep the measure off of the November ballot.

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Wilson: Let Washington National Guard carry weapons

8:30 p.m. July 28
She leads effort by Clark County's GOP state lawmakers to alter rule

State lawmakers from Clark County are urging Gov. Jay Inslee to allow members of the Washington National Guard to carry firearms.