A food industry group that has spent millions of dollars opposing a food labeling initiative in Washington state has agreed to disclose its contributors, Washington state's attorney general said Friday.
Based on a new opinion from Oregon’s Department of Justice, a same-sex couple's marriage outside of Oregon is now being recognized in Oregon.
Washington state's governor is allowed to claim "executive privilege" as a reason to withhold documents from the public even though that exemption isn't among the hundreds listed in state law, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Washington is the largest state in which every member of Congress voted this week to reopen the government and expand the nation's borrowing capacity.
A federal court may decide whether Oregon overturns its same-sex marriage ban even before voters have a say. A lawsuit filed in Eugene on Tuesday says the 2004 ban is unconstitutional.
Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates expect to become a template for the legalization of the drug around the world.
Gov. Jay Inslee says he supports a statewide cap on carbon-fuel emissions, one of several ideas he says can get the state closer to reaching goals set in 2008 to cut global warming pollution.
The state Elections Division is mailing the voters' pamphlet this week to all 3.2 million households in Washington.
Umatilla County voters will decide Nov. 5 on two local option taxes that would add 18 patrol deputies to the sheriff's office, provide round-the-clock coverage across the county and increase the jail capacity by almost 40 percent.
Advocates seeking to expand the use of background checks on gun sales in Washington state are set to submit their first batch of initiative signatures.
Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday that the impacts from a partial federal government shutdown are already being felt across the state of Washington.
Advocates seeking to expand the use of background checks on gun sales in Washington state plan to submit their first batch of initiative petition signatures next week, the secretary of state's office said Friday.
The governors of Washington and Colorado are asking the federal government for changes in banking regulations to allow marijuana-related banking and the states continue implementing their voter-approved legal marijuana industries.
Washington state's new health insurance exchange experienced more problems on Wednesday, its second day of operation.
Three members of Washington state's 12-member congressional delegation have promised to give up their pay during the federal government shutdown that began Tuesday.