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WA Cares supporters are sounding the alarm about what will happen to Washington's long-term care program should voters approve Initiative 2124 in November. I-2124 would make paying into WA Cares voluntary.

Why supporters of Washington’s long-term care program are worried

WA Cares supporters are sounding the alarm about what will happen to Washington's long-term care program should voters approve Initiative 2124 in November. I-2124 would make paying into WA Cares voluntary.

May 8, 2024, 5:45pm Election

With a looming ballot initiative threatening to upend the finances of Washington’s long-term care benefit, the state is looking at contingency plans. Read story

Former King County sheriff and U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert has raised more than $2 million, and early polls suggest he’d be competitive in a November gubernatorial matchup with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the leading Democrat.

Reichert files for governor, another Republican enters congressional race, and more

Former King County sheriff and U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert has raised more than $2 million, and early polls suggest he’d be competitive in a November gubernatorial matchup with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the leading Democrat.

May 8, 2024, 8:13am Election

The packed field to represent Eastern Washington in Congress got a little more crowded Tuesday, with the late entry of Rick Valentine Flynn, a relatively unknown Cheney Republican with an unorthodox plan to halt inflation and spur economic development. Read story

Rep. Monica Stonier, left, chats with Sybill Hyppolite, government affairs director for the Washington State Labor Council, as they share family photos at Latte Da Coffee House &amp; Wine Bar on Monday afternoon.

Vancouver Rep. Monica Stonier files for reelection as filing week continues

Rep. Monica Stonier, left, chats with Sybill Hyppolite, government affairs director for the Washington State Labor Council, as they share family photos at Latte Da Coffee House &amp; Wine Bar on Monday afternoon.

May 8, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

The second day of filing week at the Clark County Elections office wrapped up Tuesday evening with 249 candidates declaring their intentions to run for federal, state or county office. Read story

These individuals are leaving office this year. Top row (l-r) Jay Inslee, Andy Billig, Frank Chopp, Lynda Wilson, Sam Hunt, Mike Padden, Karen Keiser. Bottom row (l-r) Ann Rivers, Mike Kreidler, J.T. Wilcox, Spencer Hutchins, Joel Kretz, Gina Mosbrucker, Bruce Chandler.

No matter the election results, 2024 will be a big year for turnover in Olympia

These individuals are leaving office this year. Top row (l-r) Jay Inslee, Andy Billig, Frank Chopp, Lynda Wilson, Sam Hunt, Mike Padden, Karen Keiser. Bottom row (l-r) Ann Rivers, Mike Kreidler, J.T. Wilcox, Spencer Hutchins, Joel Kretz, Gina Mosbrucker, Bruce Chandler.

May 7, 2024, 7:38am Clark County Politics

Washington’s state government is in for much change this election season due to officeholders leaving and pursuing new political posts. Read story

It's official but not much of a surprise: Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, from left, Joe Kent and Leslie Lewallen have filed to run for the 3rd Congressional District seat help by Perez. Filing week runs through Friday for the August primary.

Filing week begins at Clark County Elections Office with rush of candidates

It's official but not much of a surprise: Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, from left, Joe Kent and Leslie Lewallen have filed to run for the 3rd Congressional District seat help by Perez. Filing week runs through Friday for the August primary.

May 6, 2024, 6:45pm Clark County News

The first day of filing week at the Clark County Elections Office wrapped up Monday evening with 161 candidates declaring their intentions to run for federal, state or county office. Read story

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal

Pandemic still at forefront of WA state schools superintendent race

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal

May 5, 2024, 6:02am Election

The last time Washingtonians elected a state schools leader was in 2020, when most school buildings were empty because of the pandemic. Read story

The U.S. Oil &amp; Refining Co. in Tacoma has been in operation since 1957. Washington law makers will be fine-tuning the state&iacute;s 1-year-old cap-and-invest program during the 2024 Legislative session.

The multimillion-dollar fight over WA’s cap-and-invest program

The U.S. Oil &amp; Refining Co. in Tacoma has been in operation since 1957. Washington law makers will be fine-tuning the state&iacute;s 1-year-old cap-and-invest program during the 2024 Legislative session.

May 3, 2024, 3:03pm Election

Bolstered by an almost $5 million war chest, supporters of Washington’s cap-and-invest program have begun their efforts to keep the state’s carbon pricing system, which is facing a November recall referendum. Read story

Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver for 49th District.

Rep. Wylie seeking reelection to state House for 49th Legislative District

Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver for 49th District.

May 1, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, announced today she is seeking reelection to Washington’s 49th Legislative District, a seat she’s held since 2011. Read story

Hannah Joy, candidate for Legislature (Contributed photo)

Carson Republican Hannah Joy to seek 17th Legislative District House seat, Position 2

Hannah Joy, candidate for Legislature (Contributed photo)

May 1, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Carson Republican Hannah Joy announced last week she is again running to represent the 17th Legislative District, Position 1, in the state House of Representatives. Read story

Incumbent 3rd District Rep.

3rd Congressional District candidates discuss foreign aid, a central issue in campaign

Incumbent 3rd District Rep.

April 30, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Foreign aid is becoming a central issue in the race for Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story