OLYMPIA — Democratic state Rep. Mary Helen Roberts will not seek re-election, saying she’s ready for a break from politics after a decade in office and 40 years of political activity.
Date: 02/23/2014 | Local News
EDMONDS -- State Sen. Paull Shin, who began life as an orphan in Korea and served for 15 years in the Washington state Senate, resigned on Tuesday.Shin, 78, said he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Date: 01/07/2014 | Local News
EVERETT -- Democrats in the 38th Legislative District are expected tonight to decide three candidates to fill former Rep. John McCoy's seat now that he's serving in the Senate.
Date: 12/10/2013 | Local News
SEATTLE -- Voters in Washington state have rejected a ballot measure requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.The campaign over Initiative 522 drew millions of dollars from out of state and was one of the costliest initiative fights in state history.
Date: 11/06/2013 | Northwest
OLYMPIA -- The ongoing power struggle in the Washington state Senate has made one upper chamber race in an off-year election the most expensive legislative contest in state history.
Date: 10/20/2013 | Northwest
Democratic state Rep. Mary Helen Roberts says that she expects the special session of the Legislature to focus on drunk driving as well as the state budget.
Date: 05/21/2013 | South County Politics
Anti-tax promoter Tim Eyman has loaned $250,000 to his latest initiative campaign which would make tax hikes expire after a year unless tougher rules for raising taxes are written into the state constitution.Eyman obtained the money by taking out a...
Date: 05/08/2013 | The Petri Dish