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Abortion bills get legislative hearing; Vancouver Sen. Cleveland sponsors 1 of 2 measures that aim to preserve access

January 24, 2023, 7:36pm Clark County Health

Women’s access to reproductive health care and abortions were at the forefront in Olympia Tuesday as two bills were the focus of a public hearing before the Senate Health and… Read story

East Fork Lewis River habitat restoration at risk in Inslee’s budget

January 21, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County Council asks Legislature to support East Fork Lewis River floodplain project Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his 2023 State of the State address at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee seeks lawmaker action on housing, guns

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his 2023 State of the State address at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.

January 10, 2023, 5:42pm Editor's Choice

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee in a speech to a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday urged lawmakers to act on his legislative agenda, calling for big spending to build housing as well as additional gun laws and a funding boost for education. Read story

Inslee seeks to increase funding ‘to scale’ for homelessness with $4B budget request

January 9, 2023, 8:15am Latest News

On an open-ended question in Crosscut-Elway’s annual poll, the single most-named issue registered Washington voters hoped the Legislature would focus on this session was “homelessness.” Read story

Washington’s two key climate standards are now in effect

January 5, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

As the new year begins, so do Washington’s two key climate strategies. Read story

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Inslee, Ferguson propose assault weapons ban, gun purchase permit

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December 19, 2022, 6:25pm Latest News

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced legislative proposals on Monday that would prohibit assault weapons, require a permit to purchase a gun and make gun sellers potentially liable for negligent sales in the state. Read story

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Inslee, lawmakers push budget hikes, policy changes to curb youth psychiatric boarding

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December 19, 2022, 7:15am Health

Gov. Jay Inslee and other top government officials are pitching budget increases and a series of potentially transformative policy proposals aimed at curbing long psychiatric-related hospitalizations known as “boarding” among the state’s youth. Read story

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Inslee: Washington’s housing crisis is urgent

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December 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Gov. Jay Inslee is ready to deliver the “audacious things” that his budget, released Wednesday, is promising for Washington residents. Inslee said his $70 billion budget for the 2023-25 biennium will tackle the state’s three most pressing priorities: homelessness, mental health care and the transition to a clean energy economy. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Seattle at an event held by the Alliance for Gun Responsibility to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and to talk about efforts in Washington state to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Inslee, Ferguson join efforts to ban semiautomatic rifles in Washington

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Seattle at an event held by the Alliance for Gun Responsibility to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and to talk about efforts in Washington state to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo/Ted S.

December 8, 2022, 2:55pm Latest News

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson will request legislation for a statewide ban on the purchase or transfer of assault-style semiautomatic rifles as part of the latest push by firearms-safety advocates in Olympia. Read story

An employee puts back a gun for sale at Wade's Eastside Guns in Bellevue on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022.

Shelved since 2018, this Washington gun law may finally be implemented soon

An employee puts back a gun for sale at Wade's Eastside Guns in Bellevue on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022.

December 6, 2022, 6:02am Editor's Choice

Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration is now working to implement a 2018 voter-approved firearms background-check law that Washington officials had quietly set aside due to logistical and legal hurdles. Read story