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The fact state Department of Ecology officials are working with folks in the wine industry to create a permitting system for winemaking wastewater is a positive sign.
The latest state revenue forecast out of Olympia is a rosy one, with an anticipated $37 billion expected to be collected over the next two years. That is $3 billion more than the 2013-2015 budget.
Area educators, health care providers, bike shop owners, public safety and law enforcement officials are getting together today to focus on improving bicycle safety in the Walla Walla Valley.
Government — including the justice system — must be as transparent as possible. After all, it is the people the government serves and who pay the bills.
State lawmakers in Olympia are now pondering raising the gasoline tax by 11.7 cents a gallon to fund $15 billion in transportation improvements,
Going into the current legislative session in Olympia, estimates were that an additional $2 billion would have to be added to education spending to satisfy — albeit temporarily — Washington’s Supreme Court justices.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman wants to see Washington state revive the presidential primary in 2016.
A 60 percent supermajority is a high threshold to gain voter approval for a school construction bond. It is also a reasonable threshold.
State Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, has once again offended and been admonished for it.
Given the rapid advances in technology — and the way Americans constantly use that technology — it’s troubling the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 has not been updated to better protect privacy rights.