- Washington governor seeks plan to limit carbon emissions Updated: Jul-28-15 7:10 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap carbon emissions in the state and to increase enforcement of existing pollution laws, saying that the state can't wait for legislative action to address climate change.
- Inslee to give speech at climate summit in Canada Updated: Jul-06-15 2:16 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee will be briefly heading to Canada this week to speak at the Climate Summit of the Americas.
- Sen. Cantwell's bill aims to address water issues in Yakima Updated: Jul-01-15 7:02 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has introduced legislation aimed at ensuring a reliable supply of water for farmers, municipalities, fish, tribes and others in the Yakima River Basin.
- Legislative all-nighter: 'Nasty things slip through' Updated: Jul-01-15 4:37 pm
SEATTLE - When lawmakers race to pass budgets and bills by working into the early morning hours, as they did Tuesday and Wednesday, advocates of open government say they are working in the dark in more ways than one.